Dr Charmian Werren

Dr Charmian Werren

Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology
Teaching Associate in Criminology

Contact details

Muirhead Tower
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Charmian joined the University of Birmingham in 2018. She is a Teaching Associate in Criminology and her research focusses on the policing of protest.


  • PhD in Law, King’s College London
  • MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice, King’s College London
  • LLB in Law, University of Birmingham


  • Criminological Theory I
  • Doing Justice
  • Punishment
  • Social Research I
  • Terror, Threat and Security
  • Violence in a Global Context

Doctoral research

PhD title
‘“This is what democracy looks like”: Policing, Visibility and the Right to Protest’.


Charmian’s research interests include: 

  • Policing
  • Protest and Social Movements
  • Human Rights

Her doctoral research focussed on the human rights implications of the policing of protest in central London.


Werren, C. (2014) Intelligence Gathering and the Need for Control: Managing Risk In Public Order Policing, Criminal Justice Matters doi.org/10.1080/09627251.2014.926066

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