Faith Gordon

Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Westminster and Director of the Interdisciplinary Youth Justice Network.

Dr. Faith Gordon has over ten years’ experience researching in the area of children, young people and the media and is a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Westminster, London, where she is also Director of the Interdisciplinary Youth Justice Network. Faith joined the University of Westminster as a Lecturer in Criminology in September 2016. Previously, Faith taught at Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Ulster in the areas of: criminal justice, criminal law; criminal process; crime and disorder; evidence; gender and the media; youth justice; media representations and research methods.
Faith regularly advises the children’s organisations and has been a Consultant in the drafting of the Alternative Report for submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Faith’s expertise continues to be utilised by legal practitioners in Northern Ireland. Faith has written several commentary pieces and has featured in the media, such as Radio 4’s ‘The Media Show’. Faith was appointed in January 2015 and is an active Trustee for Headliners UK.