Natalie Christian

School of Law

Research Student

Full contact details

Natalie Christian
School of Law
Bartolomé House
Winter Street
S3 7ND

I joined the School of Law in 2019 to study for my PhD after completing an MRes at LJMU which considered what implications experiencing abuse has on women who are looking to move on from law-breaking behaviour.


BA (Hons) Criminology, Liverpool John Moores University (2017), MRes Critical Social Science, Liverpool John Moores University (2018)

Research interests

Currently I am continuing to research the impact of experiencing domestic abuse on women's desistance journeys.

Supervisors: Dr. Gilly Sharpe and Dr. Arushi Garg.

My other research interests include topics surrounding gender, feminism and social justice.

Teaching activities

GTA on LAW380

Professional activities


 ESRC White Rose +3 Doctoral Scholarship 2019


  • Barr, U. M. and Christian, N. A. (2019) ‘A Qualitative Investigation into the Impact of Domestic Abuse on Women’s Desistance’ Probation Journal, 66 (4): 416-433 Conference Papers
  • Christian, N. (2018) 'The Repercussions of Domestic Abuse and Women’s Experiences of Desistance' British Society of Criminology Annual Conference: Transforming Criminology, 3rd July 2018, Birmingham, Birmingham City University