Claire Johnston

School of Law

Research Student

  • MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice, New College, University of Oxford (2015)
  • BA Jurisprudence, New College, University of Oxford (2011)

Prior to beginning my MSc I worked in corporate fundraising for the youth homeless charity, Centrepoint

Research interests
  • Gender
  • intersectional feminism
  • youth justice
  • criminal justice

Exploring girls and young women's experiences of the criminal justice system, using an intersectional feminist framework

Supervisors: Dr Gilly Sharpe and Professor Paul Knepper

Research group

Centre for Criminological Research (CCR)

Professional activities


University of Sheffield School of Law Scholarship 2015