School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
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Rebecca is a lecturer in Policing and Criminal Investigation. She primarily teaches on Master’s Degree programmes, supervises Master’s dissertations and is a member of UCLan’s Policing research team, in addition to engaging with the Criminal Justice Partnership. Rebecca’s doctoral research quantitatively examined serious violent offenders, with a particular focus on age, gender, criminal history, specialisation and predictive factors; she collaborated with a UK police force during this research.
Coleman, R., Almond, L., & McManus, M. (in press). Serious violent female offenders. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling
Member of various research groups (mentioned above), ongoing research with police forces and supervisor for MSc dissertations. Research areas include: Evidence-based policing; Investigative psychology; Serious violent offenders; Criminal histories/Criminal careers; Female offenders/Gender differences in offending; Offender specialisation; Predictive models of violent offending. Research interests also extend to human trafficking and organised crime.
FZ4729 Research in Practice
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy