Dr Alexandra Fanghanel PhD Social Geography

Senior Lecturer

Key details

Dr Alexandra Fanghanel
PhD Social Geography

Senior Lecturer


Alexandra Fanghanel joined the School of Law at the University of Greenwich in 2015. Following the completion of her PhD in 2011, she worked as a researcher and a lecturer in Anthropology, Sociology and Criminology. The multi-disciplinary experience informs her approach to research and to her teaching and learning practices.

Website:  https://gre.academia.edu/AlexFanghanel

Responsibilities within the university

 Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) in Criminology


Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research / Scholarly interests

Dr Fanghanel's research interests are in gender, sexuality, public space and risk, safety and subjectification. She has published work about fear of crime, safety and sexuality and the SlutWalk and a space of feminist protest.


Lim. J and Fanghanel, A  (2016) 'Temptresses and Predators: Gender-based Violence, Safekeeping and the Production of Proper Subjects' chapter in Brown and Browne, (Eds.), The Routledge Research Companion to Geographies of Sex and Sexualities, Routledge, Abingdon

Fanghanel, A and Lim J (2016) Of "Sluts" and "Arseholes" Antagonistic Desire and the Production of Sexual Vigilance, Feminist Criminologies, doi: 10.1177/1557085115613431

Fanghanel, A (2015), 'The trouble with safety: Subjectification, Safety and of Fear of Crime in Public Space', Theoretical Criminology, 20 1 57-74

Fanghanel, A (2014) 'Approaching/Departure: Effacement, Erasure and 'Undoing' the Fear of Crime', Cultural Geography, 21 3 343-361

Lim, J & Fanghanel, A (2013), 'Hijabs, Hoodies and Hotpants': Negotiating the 'Slut' in SlutWalk, Geoforum 48 20-215

Fanghanel, A (2009) 'Fear and Loathing in the City: How Affects Affect Streetwisdom', Interdisciplinary Themes Journal 1 1 207-217