Dr Nancy Lombard
Reader in Sociology and Social Policy
Glasgow Caledonian University
Dr Nancy Lombard graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1999 with a MA (Hons) Sociology. In 2001, she studied at the University of Essex graduating with an MA Gender, Culture and Society. Before returning to academia in 2004, Dr Lombard worked in the third sector. She has been a volunteer, researcher and activist within the violence against women movement for 20 years.
Dr Lombard previous research investigated what young people aged eleven and twelve thought about men’s violence against women. She is currently working with children aged 5, 7 and 9 looking at how they understand gender. She is also involved in research with colleagues looking at football and domestic abuse.
Her research provides an original and important contribution to the understandings of a global issue. In 2014, Dr Lombard was successful in obtaining a Beltane Honorary Fellowship. She developed a citywide gender awareness training programme for primary schools.
Dr Lombard is a Core Expert with the European Network of Experts on Gender Equality (European Commission) http://www.enege.eu/; Associate Director, Centre for Research in Families and Relationships, www.crfr.co.uk Founding Member and Coordinator of the Gender Based Violence Research Network (GBVRN); Member of the Scottish Government’s Strategic Board on Equally Safe http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2014/06/7483; Member of the Scottish Parliament Cross Party Group on Violence Against Women; and an Editorial Board Member Violence Against Women http://vaw.sagepub.com/
Lombard, N. (forthcoming, 2014) Young People’s Understandings of Men’s Violence Towards Women, Surrey: Ashgate
Lombard, N. and Sardinha, L. (forthcoming, 2014) ‘The normalisation of violence by young people in Scotland and India’, Violence Against Women
Lombard, N. (2013) Young people’s temporal and spatial accounts of gendered violence Sociology
Gadd, D., Farrall, S., Dallimore, D. & Lombard, N. (2003) ‘Equal Victims or the Usual Suspects? Making Sense of Domestic Abuse Against Men’, International Review of Victimology, 10: 95-116.
Gadd, D. Farrall, S., Dallimore, D. & Lombard, N. (2003) ‘Male Victims of Domestic Violence’, Criminal Justice Matters: Gender and Crime, 53: 16-17.
Lombard, N. and McMillan (eds.) (2013) Violence Against Women: Current Theory and Practice in Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence & Exploitation Research Highlights in Social Work, Jessica Kingsley Publications
Lombard, N. and Whiting, N. (forthcoming 2014) ‘The unique case of Scotland’ in L. Goodmark and R. Goel (eds.) Comparative Perspectives on Domestic Violence: Lessons from Efforts Worldwide, Oxford University Press
Lombard, N. (2013) ‘But what about the men?’ in N. Lombard and L. McMillan (eds.) Violence Against Women: Current Theory and Practice in Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence & Exploitation Research Highlights in Social Work, Jessica Kingsley Publications
Lombard, N and Scott, M. (2013) Older women and domestic abuse: where sexism and ageism intersect in N. Lombard and L. McMillan (eds.) Violence Against Women: Current Theory and Practice in Domestic Abuse, Sexual Violence & Exploitation Research Highlights in Social Work, Jessica Kingsley Publications
Lombard, N. (2008) ‘It’s wrong for a boy to hit a girl because the girl might cry: Investigating young people’s understandings of male violence against women’ in F. Alexander and Throsby, K. (eds.) Gender and Interpersonal Violence: Language, Action and Representation Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke pp. 121-138
McKie, L. and Lombard, N. (2005) ‘Violence and Families: Boundaries, Memories and Identities’ in Cunningham- Burley, S. and McKie, L. (eds.) Families in Society: Boundaries and Relationships Bristol: Policy Press
Briefing Papers and Reports
Lombard, N. (2011) ‘Young People’s Attitudes about Violence’ Centre for Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh Briefing 54 http://www.crfr.ac.uk/reports/briefing%2054.pdf
McFeely, C., Whiting, N., Lombard, N., Brooks, O. Burman, M., and McGowan, M. (2013) ‘Domestic Abuse and Gender Inequality: An Overview of the current debate’ Centre for Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh Briefing 69 http://www.crfr.ac.uk/assets/briefing-69.pdf
Gadd, D. Farrall, S., Dallimore, D. & Lombard, N. (2002) Domestic Abuse Against Men in Scotland, Scottish Executive Central Research Unit: Edinburgh.
Gadd, D. Farrall, S., Dallimore, D. & Lombard, N. (2002) “Domestic Abuse Against Men in Scotland” Crime and Criminal Justice Research Findings no. 61, Scottish Executive Central Research Unit: Edinburgh.