Emma Cunningham

Senior Lecturer


, Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Emma Cunningham has taught police officers, undergraduates and postgraduates since the professionalisation agenda and was involved in the England-Africa Partnership in Rwanda with British Council funding. She has taught Understanding Domestic and Sexual Violence, Victims Rights and Restorative Justice and Victims and Offenders and was involved as a trustee and management member in the community on young people’s projects and domestic violence support agencies. She worked with colleagues on a Police Crime Commissioner funded project to explore early intervention in domestic violence cases involving school children, called Operation Encompass. She researched policewomen’s integration and the ideas which informed this from conceptions of the nature of woman and also explored Freedom of Information disclosures on police disciplinary behaviour (Cunningham 2021). She became external examiner at the University of Hull, was published on a blog as well as writing newspaper and open gov policing articles. She is loving working at UEL on a criminal justice book proposal and has also been asked to be a consultant on a policing TV drama in 2023.