Dr Billie Lister

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Leeds Beckett University

Hello and welcome to my website. I am  a social scientist interested in the fields of sex work, gender, prisons and punishment, the sexualisation of popular culture and precarious labour. This website acts a platform from which I share information which may be of interest to academics, practitioners and beyond. Please use the links to find out more about my work.


Sponsor Team SToRMS

Colleagues from Leeds Beckett are running the annual Leeds 10K this year in aid of SToRMS, a charity which seeks to raise awareness of issues pertaining to suicide. SToRMS stands for “Strategies To Reduce Male Suicide”. SToRMS is a small organisation based in...

Leeds Beckett Golden Robes 2016

I am really pleased to have been nominated for two Golden Robes awards this year. The Golden Robes are Leeds Beckett’s staff awards which are entirely student led. They allow students to recognise members of staff who’ve made their time at the...

York Marathon 2015 in aid of The Jane Tomlinson Appeal

In October, I will be running the 2015 York Marathon alongside my colleague Dr. Bill Davies to raise funds for The Jane Tomlinson Fund. Bill has supported them in previous events but this is a first for me. We’ll be setting up a Just Giving page in due course,...

Let’s share links!

A quick, not too exciting blog post today – I’m looking to swap links with the owners of blogs which deal with the following topics; Ph.D life, Sociology/Criminology/Social Policy, Qualitative Research, Early career researcher issues for those who are...

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