Dr Lis Bates

Reader in Interpersonal Violence PreventionSchool of Health, Social Work and Sport

Lis researches violence against women and girls including domestic and sexual violence, forced marriage and honour-based abuse. Much of her work focuses on policing and justice responses, in both national and international contexts. With a feminist lens, her work aims to improve services for victims/survivors, hold perpetrators accountable, and improve policy and legal responses. Lis uses both qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as specialising in secondary data analysis of police and agency case file data.