K.Sharratt@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472886
Kathryn is a Research Assistant in the Applied Criminology Centre and contributes to the undergraduate Criminology teaching programme. Before joining the University of Huddersfield, Kathryn graduated from Coventry University with a first class honours degree in BSc Psychology and an MSc in Forensic Psychology, and was employed by the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) as a Measuring the Quality of Prison Life (MQPL) Research Assistant. Kathryn has been involved in a number of projects at the ACC, including the EU Seventh Framework funded study Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health (COPING) and an evaluation of the Youth Justice Boards Preventing Violent Extremism programme.
Kathryn is currently undertaking a PhD in the field of Criminal Psychology, and is exploring the relationship between criminal identity, psychopathy and suicidal thoughts within a prison population.
Kathryn is currently a member of the Institute for Research in Citizenship and Applied Human Sciences and the Applied Criminology Centre.
Manby, M., Monchuk, L. and Sharratt, K. (2013) ‘The importance of maintaining family ties during imprisonment - perspectives of those involved in HMP New Hall's family support project’ Prison Service Journal (209), pp. 18-23. ISSN 0300-3558
Sharratt, K. and Cheung, R. (2013) ‘The COPING Project’. In: NEPACS Conference - coping with custody - supporting families through a prison sentence and beyond, 12th July 2013, Durham, UK
Jones, A., Gallagher, B., Manby, M., Robertson, O., Schützwohl, M., Berman, A., Hirschfield , A., Ayre , L., Urban , M. and Sharratt, K. (2013) Children of Prisoners: Interventions and mitigations to strengthen mental health . Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield . ISBN 9781862181168
Robertson, O., Sharratt, K., Pascaru, G., Bieganski, J., Kearney, H., Sommerland, N., Jones, A., Raikes, B., Urban, M. and Cheung, R. (2012) ‘Stakeholder Perspectives on the Needs of Children of Prisoners in Europe’ Scientific Annals of the Ioan Cuza University Iasi: Social Work Series , 5 (2), pp. 98-114. ISSN 2065-3131
Sharratt, K (2012) ‘A European Study of Childrens Resilience to Parental Imprisonment’. In: 12th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology Criminology in the 21st Century: a Necessary Balance Between Freedom and Security, 12th - 15th September 2012, Bilbao, Spain
Batley , R., Rogerson, M., Johnson , D., Chintakayala , P., Nellthorp , J., Wardman , M., Hirschfield, A., Newton, A., Shires , J., Monchuk, L., Armitage, R. and Sharratt, K. (2012) Evaluating measures to improve personal security and the value of their benefits Rail Safety and Standards Board
Hirschfield, A., Christmann, K., Wilcox, A., Rogerson, M. and Sharratt, K. (2012) Process Evaluation of Preventing Violent Extremism Programmes for Young People Youth Justice Board
Sharratt, K. and Ward, L. (2011) ‘Children of Prisoners, Interventions and Mitigations to Strengthen Mental Health (COPING)’. In: Action for Prisoners Families Conference : What's new in Research and Evaluation, 19th May 2011, Cambridge University Institute of Criminology
Newton, A., Hirschfield, A., Sharratt, K. and Rogerson, M. (2010) Building an evidence base on alcohol supply points: A pilot project to generate intelligence for managing areas with licensed premises Alcohol Education Research Council
Kathryn currently teaches on the following modules: