Megan Kenny

Dr. Megan Kenny Bsc, MSc, PhD

Forensic Psychology Lecturer


I completed my BSc in Psychology with Criminology at the University of East London, and my MSc in Investigative Psychology and PhD at the University of Huddersfield.

My research interests include cyberviolence, online radicalisation and interpersonal violence.

I have previously worked for the NHS in forensic and community mental health services, and in the third sector for charities offering support around substance misuse. I have also worked for Rape Crisis.


Journal articles

Pickles, J., Hirst, J., Froggatt, C., & Kenny, M. (2023). Perceptions of Young Women Who Engage in Anal Sex: A Sociological Inquiry. Journal of Positive Sexuality, 9 (1), 14-21.

Kenny, M., Staniforth, L., & Vernals, J. (2022). The impact of working with human trafficking survivors. Traumatology.

Hirst, J., Pickles, J., Kenny, M., Beresford, R., & Froggatt, C. (2022). A qualitative exploration of perceptions of anal sex: implications for sex education and sexual health services in England. Culture, Health and Sexuality.

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