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Mr. Andrew Fowler

Senior Lecturer in Criminology


Summary

I joined Sheffield Hallam University as a Lecturer in 2014, having previously worked as a Practice Tutor in the National Probation Service, following holding various positions in probation, prison, court and the community.

About

Prior to working in Probation I taught adults for an educational charity, when I completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education. In probation I started as an Employment, Training and Education advisor, moving into Group Programmes and then qualifying as a probation officer. This involved completing the Diploma in probation studies which included a Community Justice degree at Sheffield Hallam University. I qualified as a probation officer working in the Magistrates and Crown Court, community offices and prisons.

My specialist areas of interest are Emotional Labour, community sentences and teaching in higher education.

Teaching

Department Of Law and Criminology

Social Sciences and Arts

The projects I am currently involved in are emotional labour in probation; emotional labour in criminological research and pracademia in higher education.

I am a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Community Justice. I am module leader for Skills in Probation Practice on the probation qualification and Simulating Justice Practice in the final year of the undergraduate programme.

Criminology and Professional Qualification in Probation

Publications

Journal articles

Phillips, J., Ainslie, S., Fowler, A., & Westaby, C. (2021). ‘What does professional curiosity mean to you?’: an exploration of professional curiosity in probation. The British Journal of Social Work. http://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcab019

Albertson, K., Phillips, J., Fowler, A., & Collinson, B. (2020). Who owns desistance? A triad of agency enabling social structures in the desistance process. Theoretical Criminology: an international journal. http://doi.org/10.1177/1362480620968084

Phillips, J., Albertson, K., Collinson, B., & Fowler, A. (2020). Delivering desistance-focused probation in community hubs: five key ingredients. Probation Journal: the journal of community and criminal justice. http://doi.org/10.1177/0264550520939176

Waters, J., Phillips, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (2020). The emotions and emotional labour of criminological researchers. Methodological Innovations, 13 (2), 2059799120926059. http://doi.org/10.1177/2059799120926059

Westaby, C., Fowler, A., Phillips, J., & Waters, J. (2020). Conformity, conflict and negotiation in criminal justice work: Understanding practice through the lens of emotional labour. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 61, 100390. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlcj.2020.100390

Waters, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Phillips, J. (2020). The emotional labour of doctoral criminological researchers. Methodological Innovations, 13 (2). http://doi.org/10.1177/2059799120925671

Dickinson, J., Fowler, A., & Griffiths, T. (2020). Pracademics? Exploring transitions and professional identities in higher education. Studies in Higher Education. http://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2020.1744123

Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Phillips, J. (2019). Managing emotion in probation practice: display rules, values and the performance of emotional labour by probation practitioners in their interactions with client. International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlcj.2019.100362

Fowler, A. (2019). Transforming probation. Policy Press, 2016. Probation journal, 66 (1), 143-144. http://doi.org/10.1177/0264550518821028

Phillips, J., Fowler, A., & Westaby, C. (2018). Self-disclosure in criminal justice: what form does it take and what does it achieve? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 62 (12), 3890-3909. http://doi.org/10.1177/0306624x17751528

Westaby, C., Phillips, J., & Fowler, A. (2016). Spillover and work-family conflict in probation practice: Managing the boundary between work and home life. European Journal of Probation, 8 (3), 113-127. http://doi.org/10.1177/2066220316680370

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (2016). “It’s relentless”: the impact of working primarily with high risk offenders. Probation Journal, 63 (2), 182-192. http://doi.org/10.1177/0264550516648399

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., Ainslie, S., & Fowler, A. (n.d.). ‘I don’t like this job in my front room’: practising probation in the COVID-19 pandemic. Probation Journal: the journal of community and criminal justice.

Conference papers

Martin, L., & Fowler, A. (2018). A pedagogical response to the challenges of delivering collaborative probation education in online environments. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances (HEAd'18), 1073-1080. http://doi.org/10.4995/head18.2018.8147

Book chapters

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Waters, J. (2020). Introduction: why study emotional labour in criminal justice and criminology. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Waters, J. (2020). Introduction: why study emotional labour in criminal justice and criminology. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Fowler, A., Phillips, J., & Westaby, C. (2020). Emotions in context: the marginalisation and persistence of emotional labour in probation. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Waters, J. (2020). Conclusion: What do we now know about emotional labour in criminal justice? Culture, context and conflict. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Waters, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Phillips, J. (2020). Doing criminological research: an emotional labour perspective. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Waters, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Phillips, J. (2020). Doing criminological research: an emotional labour perspective. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Waters, J. (2020). Conclusion: What do we now know about emotional labour in criminal justice? Culture, context and conflict. In Phillips, J., Waters, J., Westaby, C., & Fowler, A. (Eds.) Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Fowler, A., Phillips, J., & Westaby, C. (2017). Understanding emotions as effective practice. The performance of emotional labour in building relationships. In Ugwudike, P., Raynor, P., & Annison, J. (Eds.) Evidence-based skills in community justice : international research on supporting rehabilitation and desistance. Bristol: Policy Press: http://policypress.co.uk/evidence-based-skills-in-criminal-justice#book-detail-tabs-stison-block-content-1-0-tab1

Books

Phillips, J., Westaby, C., Fowler, A., & Waters, J. (Eds.). (2020). Emotional Labour in Criminal Justice and Criminology. Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Emotional-Labour-in-Criminal-Justice-and-Criminology-1st-Edition/Phillips-Waters-Westaby-Fowler/p/book/9780367152017

Reports

Westaby, C., Phillips, J., Fowler, A., & Ainslie, S. (2021). An evaluation of the implementation of reflective practice supervision standards in the national probation service. Sheffield Hallam University. http://doi.org/10.7190/shu.HKCIJ.07.21

Phillips, J., Albertson, K., Fowler, A., & Collinson, B. (2020). The role of community hubs in helping to deliver probation services and support desistance. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Probation. https://www.justiceinspectorates.gov.uk/hmiprobation/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2020/03/GS-Community-hubs-RAB-Mar-20-final.pdf

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