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Dr Holly Taylor-Dunn

Senior Lecturer

Institute of Health & Society

Contact Details

email: holly.taylor@worc.ac.uk

tel: 01905 542693

I have been working in the field of gender based violence for over 15 years, having worked in the police as a Domestic Abuse Officer, as well as working for a large Women’s Aid organisation managing a number of community based projects. I have been at the University of Worcester for 2 years, and teach on both the MA in the Dynamics of Domestic Abuse, as well as the PG Certificate in Advocacy for Victims of Sexual Violence.

Qualifications:

BSc Economics and Politics Joint Honours - University of Birmingham
MA Research Methods in Political Science - University of Birmingham
PhD Government and Society – University of Birmingham

Teaching & Research

Teaching & Research

Teaching Interests: Masters in Dynamics of Domestic Abuse:

MDVM4001 - Theoretical Perspectives on Gender, Violence and Interpersonal Relationships

MDVM4005 - Investigating Issues for Professional Practice: Research Skills

MDVM4006 - Dissertation

PG Certificate in Advocacy for Victims of Sexual Violence:

ISVA4001- The ISVA Role and Responsibility

ISVA4002 – Supporting ‘Victims’ of Abuse

ISVA4003 – Professional Practice – Policy and Procedure

Research interests:

My primary research interest focuses on criminal justice responses to domestic and sexual violence – seeking to understand how victims can be better supported through the system so as to reduce secondary victimisation.

Professional Bodies

Professional Bodies

Publications

Publications

Taylor-Dunn (2016) The impact on victim advocacy on the prosecution of domestic violence offences – lessons from a Realistic Evaluation. Criminology and Criminal Justice. [Online] 16 (1), 21-39

Taylor-Dunn (2014) Evaluating Criminal Justice Interventions in the field of Domestic Violence – A Realist Approach. Paper presented at the North West Crime Research Group. Durham University

 

 

External Responsibilities

External Responsibilities

Member of the West Midlands Domestic Abuse Scrutiny Panel