Dr. Rebecca K. Helm

Dr. Helm is an Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Law School and a UKRI future leaders fellow. She is an expert in the field of psychology and law, and using quantitative methodology to examine the legal system. Her research …

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Dr. Damilola Makanju
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Damilola is a Social Psychologist and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Exeter Law School. His doctoral research at the University of Exeter Psychology Department investigated the roles of historical representations of African people and appraisals of African history in …

Dr. Emily Spearing
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Emily is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Exeter Law School. She recently joined the University of Exeter after completing her PhD in Psychology at the University of Warwick. Broadly, she is interested in episodic and autobiographical memory, metamemory, …

David Teague
PhD Student

David practiced law for about 30 years, almost exclusively in criminal law, before joining the University of Exeter to spend time undertaking research. He is interested in the law relating to criminal evidence and criminal procedure, with an emphasis on the impact …

Suzi Rockey
PhD Student

Suzi is a current MRes student in the law school, and is funded by a South West Doctoral Training Partnership studentship. She is interested in using empirical and socio-legal methodology to examine vulnerability in the criminal justice system and criminal justice …

Maddy Millar
PhD Student

Maddy has recently completed her MRes in Psychology at the University of Bath, having graduated from the University of Exeter in 2015 with a first-class BSc in Psychology. Her interests lie in understanding biases in cognition, more specifically, uncovering the processes involved …

Maureen Mitchell
Project Administrator

Maureen has a broad experience of administrator roles, including three years in New Zealand at the Wellcome Medical Research Institute, University of Otago. She has a BA in English and Italian, and has volunteered with the RSPB for the last twenty …

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Dr. Poppy Harrison
Impact & Partnership Development Officer

Poppy joined the University of Exeter after four years of running her own business. Prior to that, she spent ten years working in various senior operational and strategic roles within the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales, building on experience …

Affiliated faculty:

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Professor Anne Barlow
Professor of Family Law and Policy, Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Transfer
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Professor Nick Gill
Professor of Human Geography
Dr. Darren Schreiber
Senior Lecturer in Politics
Professor Huw Williams
Associate Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Exeter Centre for Clinical Neuropsychology Research
Professor Richard Moorhead
Professor of Law
Dr. Rachel Gimson
Lecturer in Law


Beth Mann
Graduate Research Assistant
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Ellie Williams
Graduate Research Assistant
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Maggie Fannon
Graduate Research Assistant
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Sarvenaz Ghattan-Kashani
Graduate Research Assistant
Karen White
Communications and Impact Manager
Becky Harwood
Project Administrator
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Marina Altoe
Communications and Impact Manager
Dr Bethany Growns
Postdoctoral Research Fellow