Margaret is Professor of Criminology with the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, based at the University of Stirling. See www.sccjr.ac.uk She is Director of Post-Graduate Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Stirling and an Associate Director of SCCJR.
Justice, Civic Engagement and the Public Sphere: Mapping Democratic Transformations in Scottish Society (2015-ongoing)
Constructing 'Problematic Identities': law and rights-based approaches to policy/civic society
Women and the Justice System
Exploitation and Responses to 'Human Trafficking': constructing 'problems' and policy responses
Creating and sustaining 'communities of recovery'
PhD supervision covers topics including:
Justice and Gender
International responses to substance use/'recovery' agendas
Interested in supervising students with a critical approach to theory and methods; expertise in qualitative research and analysis.