Media Centre


Dr Karen Lumsden

Director of the Policing Research Group

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Policing, Youth culture, Car culture, Social media, Gender, Online abuse, Criminology


Karen’s research interests broadly fall under the remit of the sociology of crime and deviance, with contributions to debates on social research methods including ethnography and reflexivity.

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Karen Lumsden. Bookings can also be made online at