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Dr Susie Balderston
Dr Susie Balderston
postal addressAllerton Building, C505, Frederick Road Campus, Salford, UK, M6 6PU.
email addressS.Balderston@salford.ac.uk
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From October 2014 to present.
From October 2014 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
Susie Balderston is a part-time lecturer in Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Salford and part-time researcher at Lancaster University (Centres for Disability Research and UNESCO Gender Research Group). 
 
She specialises in law, justice and civic responses to tackling disability inequalities and violence against women.  
 
She is currently researching NGO victim services after sex trafficking (which is part of an EU-wide study led by Sylvia Walby) and preventable deaths in institutions.  
 
Susie gained her Ph.D. from Lancaster University Law School; it was the first Doctorate concerned with interventions, with victims and Survivors of disablist hate crime and rape.  
 
Susie has served as an advisor to the Equality and Human Rights Commission Statutory Inquiry into Disability Harassment, EU Daphne four country research project with disabled women after violence and NIHR Barriers and Discrimination in Healthcare research.  
 
She is Policy Director of a user-led organisation of disabled people in Tyne and Wear since 2003 and has conducted policy development, training and evaluation in health and social care with the Department of Health, 32 local authorities, NHS Trusts and Police Forces in the last ten years.  She has published in Disability & Society, Advances in Gender Research and several edited book collections.  
Key Qualifications
2009
2010
2014
Thesis title, "Surviving Disablist Hate Rape: Barriers, Intersectionalities and Collective Interventions with Disabled Women in the North of England." Supervisors: Professor Paul Iganski and Professor Sue Wise. Examiners: Dr. Sarah Beresford and Professor Barbara Perry (Ontario). Passed with minor corrections. Keywords Hate crime, disability, disabled women, rape, focus groups, feminisms, criminology.
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Book Sections
Other Publications
Reports for External Bodies
Key Presence
Conference Presentations
2015
Feb
2014
Sep
2014
Apr
2013
Sep
2011
Jul
Consultancy Roles
2012
Sep

 Advisory Group member

2011
Jun

 Expert Advisory Group member

Invited Papers and Lectures
2015
Jan
2014
Sep
Memberships of External Bodies
2014
Aug
2012
Jan
2009
Sep
2009
Sep