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Honor Townshend


Image and Performance

Department of Law, Justice and Policing , Royal Docks School Of Business And Law

Dr. Honor Doro Townshend (BA(Hons), MsC, PhD) is a presenter, researcher and lecturer in all thing’s true crime and Criminology. She has multiple papers and book chapters published across a variety of topic areas and has worked as an expert Criminologist for programmes across Channel 4, Channel 5, Vice World News, Discovery, Amazon Prime and more. Most recently, she has been making shortform videos for her TikTok platform @honordorotownshend.


  • BA (Hons)
  • MSc
  • PGCert
  • PhD

Areas Of Interest

Image and performance enhancing drugs; Illicit drugs and drug policy; gender identities; idealised contemporary masculinities; subcultural Identities; dark web research; netnographic research methods; novel research dissemination (e.g., traditional media, graphic design and social media); ethical approaches to true crime and victimology.