Emma Milne Durham University, UKDr Emma Milne is a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Plymouth. Emma is an activist for women’s rights, specifically reproductive rights and justice. Emma's research and teaching is interdisciplinary, focused on criminal law and criminal justice responses to women who are deemed to be criminal or deviant, specifically those suspected of newborn child killing and foetal harm. The wider context of Emma's work is social, cultural, and legal controls and regulations of all women, notably in relation to motherhood, pregnancy, sex and reproduction.
Emma co-edited Women and the Criminal Justice System: Failing Victims and Offenders? (Palgrave, 2018), and her research is informed by and uses feminism, intersectionality, and post-structuralism. Emma's approach to law and legal research is from Feminist Legal Theory and Critical Legal Studies perspectives.