Lidia Stoica

Lidia Stoica BSc (Hons), MSc, Associate Fellow of the HEA

Graduate Teaching Support Assistant

Key details

Lidia Stoica

Graduate Teaching Support Assistant


Lidia finished her BSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology in 2020 and completed her MSc Criminology and Criminal Psychology in 2021, both at the University of Greenwich. During university, Lidia was the President of the Criminology Society, a Programme Representative, Student Mentor, Criminology Advisory Forum Member and Outreach Ambassador. Since 2018, she has also been a Caseworker Volunteer in the Innocence Project London.

Responsibilities within the university

  • Graduate Teaching Support Assistant
  • Teaching on undergraduate modules
  • Providing students with academic and pastoral support
  • Providing teaching and marking support for academics
  • Working with Professional Services and academics to improve student experience

Awards

  • Sarah Greer Prize for Contribution to the Life of the School of Law School, UoG (2019, 2021)
  • Best Performing Final Year Criminology Student, UoG (2020)

Research / Scholarly interests

  • BSc Dissertation research on ‘What makes a good homicide detective?’
  • MSc Dissertation research on ‘The Relationships between Empathy, Authoritarianism and Punitiveness amongst Detectives’
  • Particularly interested in developmental life-course criminology, forensic psychology, policing, individual differences and their role in police work and offending, desistance-focused interventions

Recent publications

  • Stoica, L. (2021) Innocence Project London: Autobiographical reflections of students undertaking innocence work. pp. 62-65. University of Greenwich: London.

Presentations

  • Criminology Student Conference, UoG, June 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Autobiographical Reflections of students working on the Innocence Project London (IPL) with Dr Louise Hewitt, Victoria Box (student), 'We Move! Perseverance Under the Pandemic and Beyond' Applied Sociology Student Conference, May 2021
  • Miscarriages of Justice Symposium, UoG, March 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Autobiographical Reflections of students working on the Innocence Project London (IPL) with Dr Louise Hewitt, Victoria Box (student) and Associate Professor Louise Owusu-Kwarteng, Shift Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, January 2021