Who we are

Katharine Boyd

Lecturer in sociology

Katharine Boyd is interested in violence and evidence-based policy.

Email: K.Boyd@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 725644

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Abi Dymond

Doctoral researcher

Abi Dymond works on the Taser project, supervised by Brian Rappert as well as Professor Rachel Murray at Bristol.  Between 2015 - 2016 she was awarded an ESRC funded research placement with the National Police Chiefs' Council, conducting research for the Use of Force Reporting Review

Email: ad426@exeter.ac.uk


Hannah Farrimond

Lecturer in sociology

Hannah Farrimond is interested in methodology, addiction, and public attitudes to technologies.

Email: H.R.Farrimond@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 725128

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Dreolin Fleischer

Research Fellow

Dreolin Fleischer is Research Fellow for the ExPERT project.

Email: d.fleischer@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 724787

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Ashley Frayling

Associate Lecturer in Sociology

Ashley Frayling is interested in the Special Constabulary, with a further interest in evidence-led policing.

Email: A.Frayling@exeter.ac.uk

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Oliver James

Professor of Political Science

Oliver James is interested in the management of publicly funded bodies, like the police service.

Email: o.james@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 264504

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Iain Lang

Senior lecturer in public health

Iain Lang is interested in knowledge mobilisation / evidence-based policy.

Email: I.Lang@ex.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 726087 / 07970799249

Mark Pearson

Senior research fellow in implementation science

Mark Pearson is primarily interested in evidence-based changes in the health services.

Email: Mark.Pearson@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 726079


Brian Rappert

Professor of science, technology and public affairs

Brian Rappert is interested in dilemmas around expertise, especially in areas of public controversy.

Email: b.rappert@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 723353

Stephen Skinner

Senior lecturer in law

Stephen Skinner is interested in the State's use of lethal force in view of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Email: S.J.Skinner@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 723379

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Kath Wilkinson

Research Fellow

Kath Wilkinson is Associate Research Fellow at PenCLAHRC working across Child Health projects but was formerly the Associate Research Fellow on the ExPERT project.

Email: k.wilkinson2@exeter.ac.uk

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Dana Wilson-Kovacs

Lecturer in Sociology

Dana Wilson-Kovacs is interested in the governance and application of scientific and technological innovation and professional trajectories in policing.

Email: m.d.wilson-kovacs@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: 01392 722683