Dr Nancy Lombard

Reader in Sociology and Social Policy

Glasgow Caledonian University

Bio

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/

Relevant Publications

Books

Lombard, N. (forthcoming, 2014) Young People’s Understandings of Men’s Violence Towards Women, Surrey: Ashgate

Journals

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.

Edited Collections

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

Book chapters

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.

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Nancy.Lombard@gcu.ac.uk

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+44 (0) 141 273 1471

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