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Dr Esther Snell
BA (Hons), PhD

Course Leader

Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

Esther Snell

Biography

Esther is senior lecturer in criminology. After completing a BA (Hons) History and Music at Canterbury Christ Church University, Esther gained her History PhD from the University of Kent. Before coming to Southampton, she worked as a lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church and also Oxford Brookes universities. 

Esther then had a brief stint as a research assistant at the Open University, specialising in the history of crime and punishment and mentalities in the early modern period. Esther’s research is particularly interested in the representations of criminality and justice in the media. 

Further information

Esther's teaching includes landmark cases, the history of crime and punishment, research methods, introduction to criminology and crime, media and culture.

Courses

BA (Hons) Criminology

If you are curious about crime and justice with ambitions to shape society, this degree opens career opportunities in a range of roles across prisons and court services, policing, or investigation.

BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology

BA (Hons) Criminology and Sociology is a contemporary and exciting course which combines the disciplines of sociology and criminology. You’ll develop advanced knowledge, skills...

BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology

Explore the world of criminology and criminal justice, and discover the fascinating psychological underpinnings to this socially vital industry on our innovative criminology and...

BSc (Hons) Criminal Investigation with Psychology

Blending criminal investigation with psychology, this specialist degree is designed to give you highly relevant skills, knowledge and professional skills for a great...

MBA Global Master of Business Administration

Add value to your organisation with a graduate MBA from Solent. Benefit from our relationship with the CMI and develop a deeper understanding of business and the challenges in...