Cheryl Allsop

Cheryl Allsop
University of South Wales

Welsh Crucible 2015

Cheryl obtained her ESRC funded PhD, entitled DNA, Detective Work and Cold Case Major Crime Reviews, which focused on how the police seek to solve long term unsolved murders and stranger rapes, from Cardiff University. She also has a degree in Law from Nottingham Trent University, a degree in Psychology from the Open University and a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Studies from Portsmouth University, which she studied for part time while working full time in a variety of roles for a FTSE 100 financial services organisation. She also has a master’s degree in Social Science Research Methods, socio-legal pathway, from Cardiff University. Cheryl is currently a lecturer and the BSc Criminology and Criminal Justice Award leader at the University of South Wales and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is currently completing a book on cold case major crime investigations.


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