Professor Sarah Kingston

Professor of Criminal Justice and PolicingSchool of Law and Policing

Sarah’s research interests focus on gender, sexuality, sex crimes and sex work. In particular, her research has primarily focused on prostitution policy, women clients of commercial sex, the policing of sex work, and community attitudes and responses to prostitution. Sarah has been awarded external funding as PI and Co-PI for five research projects from The British Academy, The Leverhulme Trust, The Economic and Social Research Council, The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, The Higher Education Funding Council for England, The Sir Halley Stewart Trust, and The Wates Foundation. She has published three monographs, one edited book, several book chapters and journals articles in leading journals such as The British Journal of Sociology, Policing and Society and Sexualities, commissioned reports, and practitioner publications.