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Humanities and Social Science

Mr Adam Scott


I am a Graduate Teaching Assistant and PhD candidate. My thesis is focused on youth offending practitioner experiences of delivering restorative early intervention programmes. The research aims to address where practitioners draw their knowledge from, and how knowledge is adapted through processes of philosophy, theory, policy and practice.


2010, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, United Kingdom, Criminology MSc
2007, University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom, Criminology with Psychology BA

Academic appointments

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Criminal Justice, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 2015 - 2017
Lecturer, Criminology, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, 2013 - 2014

Engagement & Impact

Conference presentation:

Title of presentation: Diverting First Time Young Offenders, Conference title: Home Office International Crime and Policing Conference 2015: Cutting Crime in a Changing World, Place/location of conference: London, UK, Presentation type: Poster presentation

Title of presentation: Restorative Justice as a Welfare Trojan Horse, Conference title: LJMU Postgraduate Conference, Place/location of conference: Liverpool JNohn Moores University (Liverpool, UK), Presentation type: Oral presentation

Title of presentation: Restorative Justice in Practice, Conference title: European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Place/location of conference: University of Minho (Braga, Portugal), Presentation type: Oral presentation

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: Guest talk at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia on early intervention, risk and restorative justice.

Describe the Professional Activities: 1 year as a Service Deliver Manager for Victim Support. This involved managing a team of case holders who would provide emotional support, as well as procedural advise following a crime. This role also involved negotiating agreements with other organisations, as well as bidding for contracts.

Describe the Professional Activities: I worked for 4 years as a Youth Offending Team Officer where I negotiated bail conditions, designed reparation and rehabilitative programmes.