People

Kerry Preston

Assistant Lecturer
Department of Sociology
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Sociology and Criminology
 Kerry Preston

Profile

Ask me about
  • US and UK gangs
  • Desistance
  • Anti-gang enforcement and legislation
  • Urban disorder
  • Policing, punishment and society

Qualifications

  • MSc Organised Crime, Terrorism and Security. University of Essex (2021)

  • MA Global Ethics and Human Values. King's College London (2019)

  • BA (Hons) Criminology and US Studies. University of Essex (2018)

Research and professional activities

Thesis

A study of the lived experiences and desistance processes of UK gang members

Supervisor: Eamonn Carrabine

Contact

kprest@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus