Sharon Morley is deputy head of the Department of Social and Political Science and a senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Chester, UK. Sharon’s
research interests include young women’s experiences of violence, gender, space and self-regulation. Recently, her research and publications have spanned
the areas of violence in society and the victimisation of health and social care professionals, as well as media representations of mentally disordered offenders.
Sharon is a member of a number of sexual violence research networks.