Skip navigation

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. 7 Feb 2019, In: Criminal Law Review
  • 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. 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
  • 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
  • Legal Perspectives on State Power: Consent and Control, Ashford, C., Reed, A., Wake, N. 1 Nov 2016
  • Consent: Domestic and comparative perspectives, Reed, A., Bohlander, M., Wake, N., Smith, E. 28 Oct 2016
  • Legal vignettes on loss of control, Wake, N. Jun 2016, Royal College of Psychiatrists Annual Conference
  • Vulnerable Offenders: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives’, Wake, N. 1 Apr 2016
  • Losing self-control, Wake, N. 18 Feb 2016, First Annual Emotion and Criminal Justice Conference


+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

+

Order your prospectus

If you would like to know more about our courses, or life in general as a student at Northumbria, then we can help you.

Latest News and Features

Life after BREXIT – Day 1

The future prosperity of the North East of England post Brexit is the subject of a major one-day…

More news
More events

Upcoming events

Newcastle University Spring Recruitment Fair 2019
EY LLP - Skills Workshop
Hay & Kilner Assessment Centre

Back to top