Stephen is a lecturer and researcher in law at The Open University. His research looks at the use of expert evidence in social justice arenas.
- Social Justice
- Expert Evidence
- Public Family Law – Child Protection, Adult Safeguarding
- Theoretical approaches
- Trans-disciplinary framework – trans-critical analysis
He is the Principal Investigator on the ESRC Transformative project “The ‘risk of risk’: remodelling artificial intelligence algorithms for predicting child abuse”. Grant Reference: ES/R00983X/1.
Stephen is also Co-Investigator on the Nuffield foundation project “Investigating the reasons for the rise in Care Order Applications in the Family Courts”. Grant Reference: JUS/43090.