Camille Stengel

Dr Camille Stengel BA(Hons), MA, PhD


Key details

Dr Camille Stengel
BA(Hons), MA, PhD


Camille joined the School of Law & Centre for Criminology at Greenwich in 2017. Camille has worked in a variety of academic and advocacy organisations including London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Harm Reduction International.

Responsibilities within the university

Lecturer in criminology. Co-facilitator of the Inside Out Prison Exchange Programme.


Member of the British Society of Criminology

Research / Scholarly interests

Harm reduction, intersection between criminology and public health, critical criminology, qualitative and participatory methods, prison education


Österman, L., Stengel, C., Zampini, G., Bennallick, M. (2018) Turning Gender Inside Out: Delivering higher education in women's carceral spaces. Journal of Prison Education and Reentry. (under review)

Stengel, C. (2018) new drugs and old ideology: The challenges of implementing harm reduction in Hungary for people who inject drugs. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. (under review)

Stengel, C., Mane, F., Guise, A., Pouye, M., Sigrist, M., Rhodes, T. (2018). "They accept me, because I was one of them": formative qualitative research supporting the feasibility of peer-led outreach for people who use drugs in Dakar, Senegal. Harm Reduction Journal, 15(9).

Fitzgibbons, W., Stengel, C. (2017) Women's voice made visible: Photovoice in visual criminology.Punishment and Society. DOI:

Marcellus, L., MacKinnon, K., Benoit, C., Phillips, R., Stengel, C. (2015) Re-envisioning program success for pregnant women with problematic substance use. Qualitative Health Research, 25(4), 500-512.

Stengel, C. (2014) The risk of being 'too honest': drug use, stigma and pregnancy. Health, Risk & Society, 16(1), 36-50.

Benoit, C., Stengel, C., Marcellus, L., Hallgrimsdottir, H., Anderson, J., MacKinnon, K., Phillips, R., Zazueta, P., Charbonneau, S. (2014) Providers' constructions of pregnant and early parenting women who use substances. Sociology of Health & Illness, 26(2), 252-263.

Stengel, C. and Fleetwood, J. (2014). Developing drug policy: gender matters. GDPO Situational Analysis. Cardiff: Global Drug Policy Observatory. Available online at Situation Analysis Gender digital.pdf