Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce is Lecturer in Criminology at the University of York. Her research interests encompass crime and deviance in relation to celebrity and popular culture as well as death and corpses. One of her latest publications is ‘Corpses, Popular Culture and Forensic Science: Public Obsession with Death’ in Mortality (2015). Ruth is active in public engagement including having filmed with the Hairy Bikers for BBC 2 on the Kray Twins and recorded with Radio 4 on television violence. She has also contributed to The Conversation and Discover Society as well as blogs such as CelebYouth and Death and the Maiden.
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Death and Me, 22 September 2016.