Roscoe, Katherine

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom

Dr Katherine Roscoe is a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Liverpool. She is a historical criminologist with research interests centred on global mobilities, unfree labour and racial inqualities, with a particular focus on nineteenth-century crime and punishment. She led an ESRC project to create a digital resource and database of 2500 prisoners incarcerated on Cockatoo Island Prison. She recently led a Leverhulme Trust project which used digital sources to chart the role of convict labour in facilitating global mobilities through their unfree labour on dockyards.