Dr Alison Tresidder

Head of School of Applied Social Sciences

Alison Tressider

At present I am also the Academic Portfolio Lead for the School of Applied Social Sciences where I lead the portfolio of courses. These include;

  • Child and Adolescent Studies
  • Policing
  • Criminology
  • Health and Social Care
  • Sociology
  • Criminology and Sociology
  • Social Studies

Qualifications

  • Professional Doctorate in Professional Practice - University of Northampton
  • MSC Mental Health – University of Northampton
  • BSc (Hons) Sociology – De Montfort University
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse

Teaching Role

I teach across the undergraduate and postgraduate provision. My lecturing interests are

  • Sociology of Health
  • Forensic Mental Health
  • Social Policy
  • Social Theory
  • Criminological theory
  • Sexual Deviancy

Research Interests

  • Cannabis as a form of self-medication
  • Rare diseases – experiences of being diagnosed with Lymphangioleiomatosis
  • Mentally disordered offender
  • Gangs and mental health

Projects

  • Innovative assessments
  • Staff wellbeing

External roles

  • External Examiner at University of West London
  • Eternal Examiner at University of the West of Scotland

Contact Details

E: alison.tresidder@beds.ac.uk

telephone

University switchboard
During office hours
(Monday-Friday 08:30-17:00)
+44 (0)1234 400 400

Outside office hours
(Campus Watch)
+44 (0)1582 74 39 89

email

Admissions
admission@beds.ac.uk

International office
international@beds.ac.uk

Student support
sid@beds.ac.uk

Registration
sid@beds.ac.uk

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