Researcher page: Dr Aisha Gill
Title: Dr Aisha Gill
Department: School of Social Sciences
Phone: 0208 392 3893
Dr Gill (B.A., M.A. [Di], PhD (University of Essex)) PGCHE, is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Roehampton University, London. She has conducted a number of research projects – funded variously by the ESRC, the Home Office, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the NSPCC – on DV, forced marriage, so-called ‘honour killings’, policing and community engagement, child contact and post-separation violence. Her current research interests include the following: rights, law and forced marriage; gendered crimes related to patriarchy; so-called ‘honour’ killings and ‘honour’-based violence in the South Asian/Kurdish Diaspora and femicide in the Kurdish community; sexual violence; missing women; acid violence; and trafficking. She has also published widely in peer-reviewed journals and is currently co-editing a book entitled Forced Marriage: Introducing a Social Justice and Human Rights Perspective.
Current • Gender Violence and Human Rights (Convenor) • Criminology, Human Rights and Social Justice (Joint Convenor) • Youth, Crime and Justice (Convenor) • Criminal Justice and Domestic Violence (Convenor 2005-) • Crime Control and Criminal Justice (Convenor)