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Dr Rachel Gimson


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I completed my LLB at the University of Sussex. Minoring in American Studies I participated in a year abroad at UC Berkeley in California. I also completed my LLM at Sussex, specialising in International Criminal Law. My PhD drew on a range of research topics including criminal justice, criminology comparative criminal law, international criminal law, social media, trial by media and legal history.


Prior to starting at the University of Exeter I was a Lecturer in Law at the Mauritius branch of the University of Aberystwyth. Here I lectured a variety of subjects including criminal law, criminology, public law and legal systems.


My research draws on a range of disciplines including criminal law, criminology, media studies, international criminal law and legal history.

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