Anne Eason


Course Leader for BA Criminology & BA Criminology with Policing

School of Law

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542809

I am a qualified Probation Officer and teacher in HE. I am currently studying Professional Doctorate in Criminal Justice at the University of Portsmouth

2014 PG Cert Teaching in Higher Education and Fellow of the HEA
2009 MA Community & Criminal Justice
2005 BA Community & Criminal
2005 Diploma Probation Studies
2003 BA Criminology

Teaching & Research


Criminology/Applied Criminal Justice 
Offender Management 
Public protection, risk and dangerousness 
Domestic abuse and crimes against women and girls 
Sexual offending 
Media and crime


Professional discretion in criminal justice decision making
Risk assessment and management in Domestic Violence
Violence against women and girls

Professional Bodies

Senior Lecturer & Course Leader BA (hons) Criminology – University of Worcester 

Senior lecturer Applied Criminal Justice & Criminology and Course Leader FdA Offender Management– Northampton University

Senior Probation Officer– Northants Probation

Voluntary Chair/Panel Member Referral Orders – YOS Northamptonshire

Membership of subject associations and professional bodies

Fellow Higher Education Association

Howards League Penal Reform

Member of Emotion and Criminal Justice Cluster – De Montfort, Leicester

Member of the Society of Evidence-Based Policing (SEBP)



Eason, A. (2018) Recognising ‘spidey sense’. How Police officers view emotional intelligence in their decision-making, Unpublished manuscript

Eason, A. and Lyman, B. (2018) The Police Officers Guide to Academic Research, Unpublished manuscript accepted for book publication with Palgrave Macmillan

Eason, A. and Bramford, K. (in press) The Pedagogy of Placements in Criminology Teaching: An Interactive Parallel Model of Criminological Learning, Bialystok Legal Journal

Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner (2013) Victims’ Voice. Report of the Northamptonshire Victims’ Commissioner,

Conference Papers

International Police Executive Symposium, Vienna, Austria, August 2018 presenting; 
‘Recognising ‘spidey sense’. How police officers view emotional intelligence in their decision-making’

Centre for Violence Prevention Annual Conference 2018, University of Worcester, presenting; 
“Are you listening? Can you hear my voice?” Exploring the application of the ABE Guidance with CSE victims

2018 Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA, February 2018 co-presenting with Kate Bramford, University of Worcester; 
‘Work-Based Learning and Organisational ‘buy-in’. Why do organisations take students from the Applied Criminology Course?’

18th World Congress of Criminology, New Dehli, December 2016 co-presenting with Kate Bramford, University of Worcester; 
‘The Pedagogy of Placements in Criminology Teaching: An Interactive Parallel Model of Criminological Learning’

7th Midterm Conference of the ESA RN 11 Sociology of Emotions, 25-27 August 2016 in Stockholm; ‘Emotional Intelligence and Police Decision Making’

First Annual Emotion and Criminal Justice Conference 2016, De Montfort University, Leicester, presenting; 
‘A heart-felt decision? Exploring emotional intelligence in police officer decision-making at domestic violence incidents’

14th International Symposium of the World Society of Victimology 2012, The Hague, The Netherlands, co-presenting with Prof Uri Yanay, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; 
‘Caring for victims of domestic violence: The role of probation services in England and in Israel’

External Responsibilities

Regional Academic for the Midlands for the CSE Policing and Knowledge Hub, on the Working together to enhance police responses to child sexual exploitation and related vulnerabilities project.

The project is led by The International Centre: Research child sexual exploitation, violence and trafficking, University of Bedfordshire: