Tawney Bennett

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Maxwell Building - Room M324

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Current positions

Lecturer in Law


Tawney is a Lecturer in Law, Programme Leader for Law with Criminology, and Module Leader of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. Her research interests span the fields of criminal law, criminal justice, and criminology, particularly in prisons and punishment, sexual offences and theories of female offending. Tawney’s practical expertise stems from her work in prisons an independent researcher, in which she conducted research within sex-offender-only institutions and the female estate. Tawney holds a Fellowship in Higher Education and is committed to providing a quality student experience. She also has a keen interest in pedagogy and innovative practices in teaching and learning.

Areas of research

Criminal Justice, Prisons, Punishment Sexual Offences

Areas of supervision

Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Punishment


  • Criminal Law 
  • Criminal Justice 
  • Punishment

Research Interests

  • Criminal Justice
  • Prisons and Punishment
  • Sexual Offences

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • Scholar of the Salford Community for Excellence in Learning and Teaching