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Shantey Francis

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences


Dr Shantey joined Nottingham Trent University as a Lecturer in Youth Justice and Criminology in October 2017.

Career overview

Prior to this position, Dr Shantey worked as an Hourly Paid Lecturer in the department of Sociology at Nottingham Trent University for two years.

She has completed her PhD in Criminology and has obtained an MRes in Criminology and Socio-Legal studies from The University of Manchester, alongside a BA (Hons) in Criminology and Sociology from Liverpool John Moore’s University. As a practitioner, Shantey had experience working with at risk young people and young offenders, alongside victims of CSE and abuse.

Research areas

Areas of research include:

  • young people
  • violence
  • crime