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Ailbhe O'Loughlin


Thesis Title: 'A critique of the management and treatment of prisoners with personality disorders in England and Wales.'

Supervisors: Professor Jill Peay and Dr Peter Ramsay

Research Interests: Criminal law, criminology, prisons, human rights, political theory

Ailbhe O’Loughlin graduated with a first class honours LLB in Law and French from Trinity College Dublin in 2009. In 2011, she graduated with distinction from the MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Oxford and was awarded the Roger Hood Prize for best performance in her class. In addition to her PhD research, Ailbhe also teaches Criminal Law tutorials at King’s College London and is a guest lecturer on the Mental Health Law LLM module at LSE. Her research and teaching interests include Criminal Law, Criminology and Mental Health Law.


A. O’Loughlin (2014) "The Offender Personality Disorder Pathway: Expansion in the Face of Failure?", Howard Journal of Criminal Justice 53(2), 173 - 192


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