School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
Maudland Building, MB222
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Subject Areas: Airport Security Management, Policing
Michaela joined UCLan as an Associate Lecturer following 20 years service as a Police Officer with Lancashire Constabulary. Having worked initially within the uniform sector, she went onto serve as a Detective more specifically on the Counter Terrorism Branch within the Ports Unit. Following a number of years in this area, Michaela then went onto work in the Public Protection Unit, specialising as a Domestic Violence Investigator.
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Michaela served as a police officer with Lancashire Constabulary for 20 years, with a specialist background in Counter Terrorism, particularly in aviation security. She also worked as a detective within the Public Protection Unit as a domestic violence investigator and has knowledge and experience in interviewing vulnerable witnesses. Michaela has previously taught on the Foundation Degree in Policing course and now lectures on the BSc Airport Security Management and on the BSc Police and Criminal Investigation courses at the Preston Campus.
Michaela's teaching includes
BA (Hons) International Policy and Administration, Staffordshire University, 1996
Michaela has recently had an article published on The Conversation entitled ‘Banning laptops at secure airports won't keep aircraft safe from terror attacks’.
Michaela is currently working towards a Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice