Dr Sarah Bennett is an experimental criminologist with experience in running multi-site randomized controlled trials with police in Australia and UK. Sarah’s research interests include legitimacy and policing, restorative justice, pathways to preventing offending and the impact of crime on victims. Sarah is a Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology (AEC) and recipient of the distinguished AEC Young Scholar Award and Nigel Walker Prize (Cambridge University).

Research Interests:

  • Experimental criminology
  • Legitimacy and Policing
  • Criminal careers
  • Restorative justice
  • Vulnerable communities
  • Crime prevention
  • Child protection

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  • BA
  • MPhil
  • PhD