Emma Cooke

Emma is currently a lecturer in criminology at the University of Kent, as well as an ESRC PhD Candidate in sociology within the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research at the University of Kent. She is conducting a qualitative research project that investigates the changing occupational terrain of the legal aid lawyer in times of precariousness. As a lecturer at the University of Kent, Emma has taught on a variety of modules ranging from drugs, culture and control to criminal justice in modern Britain. Outside of her academic work, Emma is also a University and Schools ambassador for the University of Kent, an ESRC South East DTC student representative and she teaches Zumba in her spare time.