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About

Dr Marian Duggan is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and the Director of Studies for Criminology. She joined the University of Kent in 2014, having previously been a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Sheffield Hallam University.

Marian’s research focuses on informing policy and practice to reduce sexual, gendered and hate-based victimisation. She has published widely in these areas and is actively involved in the charitable sector, acting as a Trustee for the Rising Sun Domestic Violence and Abuse Charity. Marian has also volunteered with Circles of Support and Accountability (a sex offender desistance organisation), with South Yorkshire Police as an Independent LGBTQ Advisor and on a domestic violence helpline.

Marian was awarded her PhD in Law from Queen’s University Belfast in 2010. She holds an MA in Criminology, Rights and Justice (Lancaster University) and a BA (Hons) in Criminology and Criminal Justice (University of Central Lancashire).

Contact Information

Address

Room E124
Cornwallis East
SSPSSR
University of Kent
Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF

Tuesday 09.00 - 11.00, or by appointment.

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Publications

Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Article
Duggan, M. (2018). Victim hierarchies in the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme. International Review of Victimology [Online] 24:199-217. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758017749116.
Duggan, M. and Grace, J. (2018). Assessing vulnerabilities in the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme. Child and Family Law Quarterly [Online] 30:145-166. Available at: https://store.lexisnexis.co.uk/categories/legal/family-welfare-law-34/child-and-family-law-quarterly-skuukskuZ000050712886CFLQ75800/details.
Duggan, M. (2017). Lost in Transition? Sexuality and Justice in Post-Conflict Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 68:159-180.
Duggan, M. and Heap, V. (2013). Victims as vote-winners? The antisocial behaviour/hate crime nexus: Marian Duggan and Vicky Heap cast a critical eye over the policy connections. Criminal Justice Matters [Online] 94:24-25. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09627251.2013.865499.
Duggan, M. (2012). Using Victims' Voices to Prevent Violence Against Women: A Critique. British Journal of Community Justice 10:25-37.
Duggan, M. (2010). The politics of Pride: representing relegatedsexual identities in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 61:163-178.
Duggan, M. (2008). Theorising homophobic hate crime in Northern Ireland. The British Criminology Conference [Online] 8:33-49. Available at: http://www.britsoccrim.org/volume8/3Duggan08.pdf.
Book
Duggan, M. and Heap, V. (2014). Administrating Victimization: The Politics of Anti-Social Behaviour and Hate Crime Policy. [Online]. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available at: http://www.palgrave.com/page/results/?STEM=false&SF1=ctitle%252Ccontributor%252Cidentifier&SORT=mat_rank_uk%252Fd&SF99=lang_toggle&ST99=uk&ST1=9781137409263.
Duggan, M. (2012). Queering Conflict: Examining Lesbian and Gay Experiences of Homophobia in Northern Ireland. [Online]. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Group. Available at: https://www.ashgate.com/default.aspx?page=637&calcTitle=1&title_id=10213&edition_id=10530.
Book section
Duggan, M. (2018). Idealising Domestic Violence Victims. in: Duggan, M. ed. Revisiting the 'Ideal Victim': Developments in Critical Victimology. Bristol, UK: Policy Press, pp. 159-174.
Duggan, M. (2017). Commentary on A and B (by C) v A (Health and Social Services Trust). in: Enright, M., McCandless, J. and O'Donoghue, A. eds. Northern / Irish Feminist Judgments: Judges' Troubles and the Gendered Politics of Identity. London, UK: Hart Publishing, pp. 623-643. Available at: https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/northern-irish-feminist-judgments-9781509908936/.
Duggan, M. (2016). Heteronormativity and the inverted relationship between socio-political and legislative approaches to lesbian, gay and bisexual hate crime. in: Schweppe, J., Haynes, A. and Taylor, S. eds. Critical Perspectives on Hate Crime: Contributions from the Island of Ireland. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 145 -164. Available at: https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9781137526663.
Duggan, M. and Heap, V. (2016). Victim Hierarchies. in: Corteen, K. et al. eds. A Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation. Bristol, UK: Policy Press. Available at: https://policypress.co.uk/a-companion-to-crime-harm-and-victimisation.
Duggan, M. (2016). Preventing Victimisation. in: Corteen, K. et al. eds. A Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation. Bristol, UK: Policy Press. Available at: https://policypress.co.uk/a-companion-to-crime-harm-and-victimisation#book-detail-tabs-stison-block-content-1-0-tab3.
Duggan, M. and Heap, V. (2016). Policy and Victims in the UK. in: Corteen, K. et al. eds. A Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation. Bristol, UK: Policy Press. Available at: https://policypress.co.uk/a-companion-to-crime-harm-and-victimisation#book-detail-tabs-stison-block-content-1-0-tab3.
Duggan, M. (2014). Sectarianism and Hate Crime in Northern Ireland(Chapter 10). in: Hall, N. et al. eds. Routledge International Handbook on Hate Crime. London: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Duggan, M. (2014). Working with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities to shape hate crime policy. in: Chakraborti, Mr. Jon Garland, N. and Garland, J. eds. Responding to Hate Crime: The Case for Connecting Policy and Research. Bristol: Policy Press. Available at: http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781447308768&sf1=keyword&st1=9781447308768&m=1&dc=6.
Cowburn, M., Duggan, M. and Pollock, E. (2013). Working with different values: extremism, hate and sex crimes. in: Cowburn, M. et al. eds. Values in Criminology and Community Justice. Policy Press. Available at: http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781447300359&sf1=keyword&st1=Values+in+Criminology+&m=1&dc=15.
Duggan, M. (2013). Working with victims: values and validations. in: Cowburn, M. et al. eds. Values in Criminology and Community Justice. Policy Press. Available at: http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781447300359&sf1=keyword&st1=Values+in+Criminology+&m=1&dc=15.
Duggan, M. (2010). Homophobic hate crime in Northern Ireland. in: Chakraborti, N. ed. Hate Crime: Concepts, Policy, Future Directions. Cullompton: Taylor & Francis Ltd, pp. 78-98. Available at: http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9781843927808/.
Edited book
Duggan, M. ed. (2018). Revisiting the 'Ideal Victim': Developments in Critical Victimology. [Online]. Bristol, UK: Policy Press. Available at: https://policy.bristoluniversitypress.co.uk/revisiting-the-ideal-victim.
Cowburn, M. et al. eds. (2013). Values in Criminology and Community Justice. [Online]. Policy Press. Available at: http://www.policypress.co.uk/display.asp?K=9781447300359&sf1=keyword&st1=Values+in+Criminology+&m=1&dc=15.
Internet publication
Duggan, M. (2016). New domestic violence policy to hand back control to victims – but does it? [Blog]. Available at: https://policyandpoliticsblog.com/2016/09/14/new-domestic-violence-policy-to-hand-back-control-to-victims-but-does-it/.
Duggan, M. (2016). Parading Resilience: Sexual Minority Rights in Northern Ireland [Blog]. Available at: http://www.e-ir.info/2016/06/08/parading-resilience-sexual-minority-rights-in-northern-ireland/.
Duggan, M. (2015). Shared Futures: Engaging Men in Preventing Violence Against Women and Girls [Blog]. Available at: https://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/sites/crimeandjustice.org.uk/files/Discussing%20alternatives%20to%20criminal%20justice.pdf.
Duggan, M. (2015). Gendering Homophobic Hate Crime: Reporting, Responses and Research [Blog]. Available at: http://www.internationalhatestudies.com/gendering-homophobic-hate-crime-reporting-responses-research/.
Duggan, M. (2015). Pride, Prejudice and Politics: Global Tensions in Effecting Sexual and Religious Rights [Blog]. Available at: http://www.internationalhatestudies.com/pride-prejudice-politics-global-tensions-effecting-sexual-religious-rights/.
Duggan, M. (2014). The Strengths and Limitations of Enhanced Sentencing for Hate Crimes [Blog]. Available at: http://www.internationalhatestudies.com/strengths-limitations-enhanced-sentencing-hate-crimes/.
Duggan, M. (2013). Saying "I do" to the true meaning of equality: citizenships, rights and homophobia in Northern Ireland [Blog]. Available at: http://www.internationalhatestudies.com/saying-i-do-to-the-true-meaning-of-equality-citizenships-rights-and-homophobia-in-northern-ireland/.
Monograph
Duggan, M. and McCandless, J. (2015). "Right Thinking People" and Suffering Through the Politics of Difference in Northern Ireland: A Feminist Judgment. London School of Economics. Available at: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2702163.
Research report (external)
Chakraborti, N. et al. (2011). Public authority commitment and action to eliminate targeted harassment and violence. [Online]. Equality and Human Rights Commission. Available at: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/sites/default/files/documents/research/rr74_targeted_harassment.pdf.
Duggan, M. (2007). Scoping Study on Homophobia in the Northern Ireland Further Education Sector. Department for Employment and Learning.
Review
Duggan, M. (2011). Review of Relating Rape and Murder: Narratives of Sex, Death and Gender. British Journal of Criminology [Online] 51:1072-1074. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azr049.
Duggan, M. (2011). Rethinking Rape Law: International and Comparative Perspectives. Edited by Clare McGlynn and Vanessa Munro (London: Routledge, 2010. 368pp. £27.99 pb) Phoenix, J. ed. British Journal of Criminology [Online] 51:616-619. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azr022.
Total publications in KAR: 34 [See all in KAR]
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Research Interests

Marian has published four books and several journal articles which address policy and practice in relation to gender, sexuality and victimisation. She has undertaken funded research into the efficacy of Clare’s Law (the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme); experiences of gender hate crime; and the prevalence of sexual and domestic abuse among students.

Previous Projects

  • Victim politicisation in the UK criminal justice system
  • Violence prevention through the Domestic Violence Disclosure Scheme
  • Hate crime in the UK and Ireland

Current Projects

  • Sexual victimisation among University students
  • Gender-based violence prevention initiatives
  • Gender/Misogyny hate crime
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Teaching

Marian convenes several modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including Gender and Crime in a Globalised World at Master’s level, and the Inside Out Programme which is taught in HMP Swaleside. As part of her teaching, Marian employs a variety of approaches to enhance students’ experiences and promote their engagement with experts, activists, volunteers and others working in the criminal justice or community voluntary sectors.

Marian supervises several PhD students researching in and around the areas of gender, sexuality and/or victimisation. She is happy to hear from potential PhD applicants regarding their proposals in these areas.

Current:

  • Robin Rose Breetveld (2017 - ) How bisexual individuals experience feelings of belonging within designated social spaces for sexual minorities.
  • Emma Cooke (2016 - ) The changing occupational terrain of the legal aid lawyer in times of precariousness.
  • Leah Cleghorn (2016 - ) Victims’ access to justice in a post-colonial and matrifocal society: A Trinidad & Tobago case study.
  • Vanisha Jassal (2016 - ) Female intra-familial child sexual abuse within the British South Asian population.
  • Jorge Castaneda Ochoa (2015 - ) Exploring masculinities and violence in a Mexican lap-dancing club.
  • Carolina Furusho (2015 - ) Vulnerability, victimisation and the practice of human rights courts: an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Rachel Stuart (2015 - ) How webcamming is experienced by female performers as a form of sexual commerce.

Completed:

  • Brian Frederick (2016) Exploring the (Sub)Cultural Dynamics of Gay, Bisexual and Queer Male Drug use in Cyberspace

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Media

Marian is happy to provide an expert criminological / victimological opinion, and has done so regularly for various publications, radio stations and television programmes.

The following is a lecture on domestic violence prevention
(a Think Kent video, 2016)


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Activities

Internal
External
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Telephone: +44(0)1227 823072 Fax: +44(0)1227 827005 or email us

SSPSSR, Faculty of Social Sciences, Cornwallis North East, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF

Last Updated: 18/10/2018