Esther's teaching includes landmark cases, the history of crime and punishment, research methods, introduction to criminology and crime, media and culture.
Esther's research interests include the history of crime and punishment, mentalities in the early modern period and representations of criminality and justice in the media.
Esther's recent publications include academic journal articles. For more information, follow the link below...
'Changing Discourses of Crime: Representations of Criminality in the Eighteenth-Century Newspaper Press', Continuity and Change. Vol. 22. Issue 01. May 2007. 13-47.
'Representations of Criminality and Victimisation in Provincial Newspapers: The Kentish Post 1717 to 1768', Southern History. Vol. 27. 2005. 48-75.
Esther was awarded a BA (Hons) from Canterbury Christ Church University, a PhD from the University of Kent and a Postgraduate certificate: learning and teaching in higher education from Southampton Solent University.
Esther is currently finishing a book on violent crime in the eighteenth century newspaper and is researching a collaborative project on murder ballads.