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Magdalini Pipini

Dr Magdalini Pipini PhD, PgCLTHE, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Course Leader

School of Business, Law and Communications

023 8201 2061 ext. 2061 Room no. SMX05


Magdalini obtained her PhD at Plymouth University and has a MSc in Criminology and Forensic Psychology, and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and Criminology. Her research interests lie in the areas of media processes, disproportionate overrepresentation of ethnic minorities in the criminal justice system, penal cultures, political economy, punitive populism, political ideologies, hooliganism, and digital deviance. 

Magdalini exemplifies teaching excellence within the area of criminology to deliver courses incorporating real-world learning acquired through research, employer engagement and knowledge exchange. She delivers a high quality, effective student learning experience including timely, constructive and effective feedback to students. Magdalini leads four units: Global Perspectives on Crime and Justice; Contemporary Debates in Crime, Culture and Society; Understanding Criminology; Criminological Research Methods and Skills 1.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Recent publications

    Follow the link below to find out more about Magdalini's most recent published works

    Pipini, M. (2018) ‘Exploring the Digitalization of Football Violence’. In Lawrence, S and Crawford, G. (eds), Digital Football Cultures, London: Routledge.

    Lawrence, S. and Pipini, M. (2016) 'Violence'. In Cashmore, E. and Dixon, K. (eds), Studying Football, London: Routledge.

    Magdalini is implementing a four-year strategy to draw upon themes from four pieces of research in which she is involved. These research projects allow her to develop data and knowledge, where she intends to publish a number of research papers in criminology journals and to present further papers at British and European conferences.