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Nicola Wake

Associate Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Dr Nicola Wake is Associate Professor in Law, and Deputy Director for the Centre for Evidence and Criminal Justice Studies. Nicola has published widely on mental condition defences, holds several editorial positions, and has secured funding from prestigious providers.  Nicola is a research mentor to academic colleagues, and supervises a number of PhD students.

Nicola joined the law school in 2012, having previously worked at the University of Sunderland. Nicola teaches across a number of modules, and is experienced in programme leadership, programme (re)validation processes, and external examining.

Campus Address

Room CCE1-314
City Campus East
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
NE1 8ST

Qualifications

  • Law PhD July 12 2016
  • Teaching & Learning PGCHE September 01 2008
  • Law LLB September 01 2005
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2012

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Manslaughter by loss of control, Wake, N. 5 Mar 2019, In: Criminal Law Review
  • Homicide in Criminal Law, Reed, A., Bohlander, M., Wake, N., Engleby, E., Adams, V. 3 Sep 2018
  • Trafficking victims compelled to commit offences: Increasing the protection available in England and Wales and New Zealand, Wake, N. 6 Jul 2018
  • Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery: When Victims Kill, Wake, N. 1 Sep 2017, In: Criminal Law Review
  • Comparative perspectives on criminal justice reforms, Wake, N., Reed, A. 23 Nov 2016, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Consent: Domestic and comparative perspectives, Reed, A., Bohlander, M., Wake, N., Smith, E. 28 Oct 2016
  • Legal Perspectives on State Power: Consent and Control, Ashford, C., Reed, A., Wake, N. 1 Nov 2016
  • Legal vignettes on loss of control, Wake, N. Jun 2016
  • Losing self-control, Wake, N. 18 Feb 2016
  • Reconceptualising the Contours of Self-defence in the Context of Vulnerable Offenders: a Response to the New Zealand Law Commission, Wake, N., Reed, A. 23 Nov 2016, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law

PGR Supervision

  • Elizabeth Stuart-Cole Start: 01/10/2015
  • Sean Mennim Start: 01/10/2018
  • Sian Dickson Start: 01/10/2017


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