Dr Amy Cortvriend

PhD in Criminology (University of Manchester)

  • Lecturer in Criminology

Amy joined the school from her previous role at the University of Northampton. Her PhD research was undertaken at the University of Manchester and explored how women seeking asylum coped with experiences of victimisation. Amy is a member of the Border Criminologies research network.

Amy’s main research interests focus on border harms and the experiences of asylum seekers and refugees. She is also interested in the victims of mass violence and genocide, and the psychology of victimisation.

Amy has several years of experience teaching a range of criminological undergraduate modules. 

Amy is available to supervise projects within border criminology, victimology, genocide and armed conflict, and research with marginalised groups. 

  • Cortvriend, A., Easthope, L., Edkins, J., and Purnell, K.; 2023; When this is over: reflections on an unequal pandemic; Bristol: Policy Press.
  • Cortvriend, A; 2020; Coping with Vulnerability: The Limbo Created by the UK Asylum System; International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy; Vol 9(3). 
  • Cross, A; 2017; Mass Sexual Violence in Darfur: An Analysis of Macro-, Meso-, and Micro-Level Variables; Manchester Review of Law, Crime and Ethics; Vol 6; pp. 8-22.