In this episode Dr Rachel Killean interviews Prof. Anne-Marie McAlinden about her research and life as an academic.
In the first of three episodes developed in partnership with the QUB School of Law Athena Swan Committee for International Women’s Day 2021, Dr Rachel Killean interviews Prof. Anne-Marie McAlinden about her research and life as an academic. This episode is part of our International Women’s Day series, and highlights the important work carried out by women in different legal and activist spheres. Prof Anne-Marie is a world leading expert on ‘harmful’ sexual behaviours amongst young people. Her recent projects include ‘grooming’ and the sexual abuse of children; desistance from sexual offending; sexual exploitation and abuse by children and young people; and apologies and the past where one of the case studies is institutional child abuse. More information on Anne-Marie’s work is available here.