Sue Uttley-Evans

Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Lancashire Law School

Livesey House, LH116

+44 (0) 1772 89 2249

Subject Areas: Criminology and Policing, Law

Sue holds an LLB (Hons) degree in Law from the University of Central Lancashire and is undertaking a PhD by research. She joined the Criminology and Criminal Justice team in 2001, and has substantial experience of working in association with agencies, non-statutory bodies and voluntary associations involved in criminal justice.

Full Profile

In 2008, Sue was nominated for a National Criminal Justice Board Award in the category of Outstanding Commitment to Diversity. She also received a Lancashire Criminal Justice Board Award for an outstanding contribution to the delivery of justice in Lancashire.

Sue is a board member of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Forced Marriage Unit (FMU)-NGO Roundtable. She is on the board of trustees for Practical Solutions- an NGO providing specialist advice, support and training in forced marriage and ‘honour-based’ violence within UCLan, and to external bodies on a local, national and international level.

Sue has presented various conference papers, including ‘Doing Law Differently or a Sophisticated Disguise?’ - Annual Law and Society Conference in Canada; ‘Addressing the Imbalance? The English Criminal Law & Violated Women Who Kill’ at Lancaster University; and ‘Desperate Economic Times Means Desperate Measures: Forced Marriage As a Long-Term Care Option Plan’, at UCLan.

Sue is an Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Law and Justice (BJLJ)


Migration, Human Trafficking and Modern-Day Slavery, Honour-based crimes.


  • Collaboration with Eliezer Gomes da Silva, Attorney of Justice of the Public Ministry of Paraná, Brazil

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Course Leader for the BA [Hons] Criminology and Criminal Justice Programme 

External Affiliations and Roles

Sue is an Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Law and Justice (BJLJ)