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Anastasia Jablonska


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Research interests

Anastasia Jablonska is a Lecturer in Criminology and Psychology in the Department of Law and Criminology. She began working at Royal Holloway as a Teaching Fellow in 2017 having also completed her PhD at the college. As a mixed methods researcher, Anastasia has experience in managing funded service evaluations and research with a variety of organisations, including the third sector, prisons, and the NHS. Her research interests are primarily in the experiences of women in prison and the effects of imprisonment on their health and wellbeing. In her PhD she explored themes such as food, physical activity and prison work to consider their impact on women’s health during their incarceration.

Recent projects include an evaluation of a specialist brain injury service for women in prison. Anastasia has also produced a chapter with Professor Rosie Meek on the impact of the prison environment on women’s mental health.


Anastasia teaches on the following courses: 
CR1011 – Introduction to Criminology
CR1013 – Criminal Justice System
CR2013 – Key Perspectives and Debates in Criminology 
CR2010 – Research Methods for Psychologists
CR2030 – Data Analysis for Psychologists 
Anastasia also supervises a number of third year dissertation students with projects linked to criminology, sociology and psychology. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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