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Dr Yulia Chistyakova

School of Justice Studies

Faculty of Arts Professional and Social Studies


Spanish; Castilian


2010, Open University, United Kingdom, PhD in Criminology
1999, Graduate School for Social Research, Warsaw, Poland, Postgraduate Certificate in Sociology
1995, Central European University, Czech Republic, MA
1988, Novosibirsk State University, Russia, Diploma in Economics and Maths


2014, Higher Education Academy, Fellow

Academic appointments

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Humanities and Social Science, Liverpool John Moores University, 2015 - present
Post-doctoral Research Associate, School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University, 2013 - 2014
Teaching Fellow in Criminology, Durham University, 2011 - 2013
Research Fellow, University of Stirling, 2007 - 2010
Research Assistant, University of Leicester, 2000 - 2004


Chistyakova Y. 2024. Russian criminology: a silenced voice? Stockdale KJ, Addison M. Marginalised Voices in Criminology: Theory, Criminal Justice, and Contemporary Research Routledge 9781032198095 Publisher Url Public Url

Wall D, Chistyakova Y. 2016. Crash-for-cash and VAT carousels. Organised crime infiltration in the United Kingdom Savona E, Riccardi M, Berlusconi G. Organised Crime in European Businesses :102-116 Routledge. Abingdon, Oxon 978-1-138-19109-9 Publisher Url

Chistyakova Y. 2015. Democratic Legitimacy, Effectiveness and Impact of EU Counterterrorism Measures De Londras F, Doody J. The Impact, Legitimacy and Effectiveness of EU Counterterrorism Routledge. London 978-1138854130 Publisher Url

Chistyakova Y. 2013. Reforming the Ukrainian Police: the Challenges of Understanding and Addressing Violence Goodall K, Malloch M, Munro B. Building Justice in Post-Transition Europe? Processes of Criminalisation within Central and Eastern European Societies Routledge. London 978-0415697132

Chistyakova Y. 2007. Police Education and Training in the Ukraine Kratcoski PC, Das DK, Normandinn LC. Police Education and Training in a Global Society Lexington Books. Lanham

Chistyakova Y. 2002. Prioritising Crime Prevention: Vulnerable Groups in Ukrainian Society Pagon M. Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: deviance, violence and victimisation College of Policing and Security Studies. Ljubliana 9789616230353

Journal article

Chistyakova Y, Wall D, Bonino S. 2019. The Back-Door Governance of Crime: Confiscating Criminal Assets in the UK European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Chistyakova Y, Cole B, Johnstone J. 2018. Diversity and vulnerability in Prisons in the context of the Equality Act 2010: the experiences of Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME), and Foreign National Prisoners (FNPs) in a Northern Jail Prison Service Journal, 235 :10-16 Publisher Url Public Url

Chistyakova Y, Robertson A. 2012. YouTube Cops and Power without Limits: Understanding Police Violence in 21st Century Russia Journal of Power Institutions in Post-Soviet Societies, Author Url

Chistyakova Y, Beck A. 2004. Closing the Gap Between the Police and the Public in Ukraine: a Bridge Too Far? Police Practice and Research: an international journal, 5 DOI

Chistyakova Y, Beck A. 2002. Crime and Policing in Post-Soviet Societies: Bridging the Police/Public Divide. Policing and Society: an international journal of research and policy, 12 DOI Publisher Url


Chistyakova Y, Wall DS. 2015. Organised Crime in the United Kingdom From Illegal Markets to Legitimate Businesses: The Portfolio of Organised Crime in Europe, Final Report of EU co-funded Project Organised Crime Portfolio Author Url Publisher Url