Mia Scally is currently a lecturer with the Department of Criminology and Sociology.
Within this role, Mia is the programme leader for BA Criminology with Psychology and BA Sociology with Psychology.
Prior to this, Mia taught at the University of West London and was a research associate with both the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies (Middlesex University) and Forensic Psychological Services (Middlesex University).
Mia also has previous practical experience with Victim Support and Her Majesty's Prison Service.
Mia teaches first year undergraduate students through to masters students, and specialises in: Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse; Victimisation; Violence against Women and Girls; Forensic Psychology.
Mia is a mixed-methods researcher with experience in quantitative, qualitative and visual methods. Mia previously module led the core MSc Criminology with Forensic Psychology research methods module, and specialises in quantitative analysis.
Mia has experience teaching a range of topics including research methods, offender rehabilitation, violence against women and children (for example, online child sexual abuse, intimate partner violence amongst young people, sexual and domestic violence and abuse) and other forensic psychological topics.
Mia comes from a psychological persepctive, allowing students to widen their understanding of key criminological topics and approach topics in an interdisciplinary way. Pedagogically, Mia is a firm believer in active learning and reflective teaching, incorporating methods such as problem-based learning, flipped classrooms and other such forms in her teaching.
Mia is currently the module leader for:
CRM3500 Violent Crime
CRM4202 Forensic and Investigative Psychology
Scally, M., & Graham, N. (2020, Jan 8). 16 days of gender-based violence: The women paying the ultimate price of men's violence (Web log post), https://mdxminds.com/2020/01/08/16days-of-gender-based-violence-the-women-paying-the-ultimate-price-of-mens-violence/
Scally, M., Adler, J. R., & Horvath, M. A. H. (2018, April 24). Researching survivor experiences of trauma (Web log post), https://mdxminds.com/2018/04/24/researching-survivor-experiences-of-trauma/
Scally, M., DeMarco, J., & Davidson, J. (2016, September 28) The Digital World and Sexual Offending (Web log post), https://mdxminds.com/2016/09/28/the-digital-world-and-sexual-offending/
DeMarco, J., Davidson, J., & Scally, M. (2016, May 26) Policing Online Child Sexual Abuse (Web log post), https://mdxminds.com/2016/05/26/policing-online-child-sexual-abuse/
Scally, M., & Horvath, M. A. H. (2015, May 21) Confronting Intimate Partner Violence Amongst Adolescents (Web log post), https://mdxminds.com/2015/05/21/confronting-intimate-partner-violence-among-adolescents/
Intimate partner violence and abuse, online child sexual abuse, young people and pornography, offender interventions, violence against women and girls.
Please find a short video about one of my projects here.
Choak, Clare and Milne, Emma and Scally, Mia and Duggan, Marian and Fanghanel, Alexandra (2020) Fucking criminology! Challenging mainstream criminology in the classroom. In: Chase Feminist Network Sharing Research and Practive Event, 28-29 Feb 2020, The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AZ, United Kingdom.
Scally, Mia (2019) ‘Ideal victim or hysterical party?’ Victim presentation in the family courts. In: Support Through Court Conference ‘Working Together to Improve our Approach to Domestic Abuse in a Post-LASPO World’, 19 Nov 2019, The Law Society, London, UK.
Davidson, Julia and Schimmenti, Adriano and Caretti, Vincenzo and Puccia, Angelo and Corbari, Elisa and Bogaerts, Stefan and Schilder, Janneke D. and Scally, Mia and Bifulco, Antonia and DeMarco, Jeffrey (2019) Exploring policing and industry practice in the prevention of online child sexual abuse. In: Child Sexual Abuse: Forensic Issues in Evidence, Impact, and Management. Bryce, India and Petherick, Wayne , eds. Academic Press / Elsevier, pp. 657-678. ISBN 9780128194348
Marzano, Lisa and Fraser, Lorna and Scally, Mia and Farley, Stuart and Hawton, Keith (2018) News coverage of suicidal behaviour in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention . ISSN 0227-5910 (Published online first)
Scally, Mia and Horvath, Miranda A. H. and Adler, Joanna R. (2018) Women's experiences of child custody in the context of intimate partner violence and abuse. In: British Society of Criminology Conference 2018: Transforming Criminology: Rethinking Crime in a Changing World, 04-06 July 2018, Birmingham City University, Birmingham, UK.