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Dr Karen Washington Dyer


Staff Profile

Dr Karen Washington Dyer

Room: B27


+44 (0) 1978 293212


I began my career with Wrexham’s youth service before becoming a full time mature student on the very course I now lecture on.

After completing my degree, I went on to complete further post graduate study and was awarded my PhD ‘New’ terrorism and the implications for perceptions of Islam among different faith groups: A qualitative study in 2016.

BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice


BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice

Studying in Higher Education

Crime, society and social policy

Signal Crimes and Criminals

Social difference and inequality

Crime in contemporary society

Control, Justice and Punishment


Research supervision


MA Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Terrorist Risk and its consequences

Hughes, C., Madoc-Jones, I., Washington-Dyer, K and Dubberley, S (2015) Encouraging Signs: A Qualitative Evaluation of Review and Congratulate Panels in the Wrexham Youth Justice Team.


Madoc-Jones, I., Hughes, C., Dubberley, S., Gorden, C., Washington-Dyer, K., Wilson, F., Lockwood, Ahmed, A., and Wilding, M. (2017) Evaluation of Homelessness Services Provided to Adults Leaving the Secure Estate. Welsh Government Contract Number: C200/2016/2017 (£69,197; 2017-2018)

Terrorism, Hate crime, Mass shootings, Perceptions of youth.