Charmian Werren

Charmian Werren


Accepting PhD Students

Personal profile


Dr Charmian Werren is a lecturer in Criminology, with research interests in human rights, policing, police powers, and the right to protest. 

Charmian joined UEA in 2022, where she teaches on the module Constitutional and Administrative Law and is the module organiser for the module Criminology. Previously she held positions at the University of Birmingham. She was awarded her ESRC funded PhD - titled '"This is What Democracy Looks Like": Police, Visibility and the Right to Protest' - in 2019 from King's College London under the supervision of Professor Ben Bowling. Before this, she completed an MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice from KCL and an LLB in Law from the University of Birmingham.

Teaching Interests

Charmian holds Associate Fellowship of the HEA and has experience teaching a range of subjects across criminology, social science and law.

She would be open to supervising students with project proposals relating to the following areas:

  • Policing
  • Human Rights
  • Protesting

Areas of Expertise

Human Rights, Protest, Policing, Criminal Justice, Public Law, Police Powers, Right to Protest

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