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Members of the Centre



Professor Loraine Gelsthorpe

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Director of the Centre for Community, Gender and Social Justice

Director of the Cambridge ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

Joint Convenor: CAMMIGRES (Cambridge Migration Research Network)

Deputy Director of the Institute of Criminology

Tel: +44 (0)1223 335377 (Direct line), 335360, or 338148



 Ruth Armstrong


Dr Ruth Armstrong

Research Associate

British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow

St. John's College Research Associate

Tel: +44 (0)1223 768508



       Paolo Campana



Dr Paolo Campana

University Lecturer in Criminology and Complex Networks

Tel: +44 (0)1223 767375



Jane Dominey


Dr Jane Dominey

Research Associate

Deputy Director of the CCGSJ

Tel: +44 (0)1223 335380



Caroline Lanskey


Dr Caroline Lanskey

Lecturer in Applied Criminology

Deputy Director of the CCGSJ

Tel: +44 (0)1223 762917



 Amy Ludlow


Dr Amy Ludlow

Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Law

College Lecturer and Fellow in Law, Gonville and Caius

Tel: +44 (0)1223 335368




        Ingrid Obsuth


Dr Ingrid Obsuth

Research Associate

Tel: +44 (0)1223 767367



        Nicola Padfield


Mrs Nicola Padfield

Reader in Criminal and Penal Justice

Master of Fitzwilliam College




PhD students



Affiliated Members


  • Dr Anna Baldry - Second University of Naples
  • Dr Joel Harvey - Kings College London
  • Professor Carol Hedderman - Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester - Member of the Griffins Society 
  • Professor Lidia Puigvert  - Marie Curie Fellowship 
  • Dr Serena Wright - Royal Holloway University of London 


Our Aims

The primary aims of the Centre are to:

  • bring together research interests relating to community sanctions (with a European and international as well as a national focus), gender, crime and justice
  • develop the links between criminal justice and social justice
  • give students and colleagues working in these broad areas a clear identity.   

A second, but no less important, objective is to use the Centre as a base from which to apply for research funding. 

Thirdly, the Centre links academic and practitioner related interests - organising a number of workshops with members of the National Probation Service, Community Rehabilitation Companies, voluntary organisations and youth justice agencies. 

The Centre holds occasional seminars and workshops and runs a monthly reading group.