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About Dr Antoinette Huber

In 2015, Antoinette was awarded an MPhil in Criminological Research from the University of Cambridge and completed a PhD in Criminology in 2020. Antoinette’s PhD examines the impact of image-based sexual abuse on women and their experiences within the criminal justice system. Her previous research has focused upon gendered representations of offenders in the media, with a particular focus on ‘couples who kill’. Antoinette has worked closely with domestic violence organisations and currently works with Victims of Internet Crime (VOIC) providing support to victims of image-based sexual abuse. She also works with Crisis Skylight Merseyside providing educational support in the fight to end homelessness.


  • Module leader for SO4310 Offender Management
  • Module Leader for SO5301 Theories of Crime and Justice


Media and Gender | Cybercrime | Policing and Social Control | Moral Panics | Online Stalking & Bullying | Technology Facilitated Violence | Victimology | Communication Law | Female Victimisation and Pornography | Qualitative Research Methods | Ethnography |


Published Work

  • Huber, A.R (2019) Live BBC News Interview on Image Based Sexual Abuse, 26 May 2019. 
  • Atkinson, K., Huber, A. R. and Tucker K. (2017) (eds.) Voices of Resistance: Subjugated knowledge and the challenge to the criminal justice system, London: EG Press.
  • Atkinson, K., Huber, A. R, and Tucker K. (2017) ‘Introduction: Voices of Resistance’ in K. Atkinson, A. R. Huber. and K. Tucker (eds.) Voices of Resistance: Subjugated knowledge and the challenge to the criminal justice system, London: EG Press.
  • Huber, A. R. (2014) ‘Gender in Media Representations of Violent Offenders’, in E. Bell and Bhatia, M (eds.), European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Newsletter II: 25-29.
  • Huber. A. R. (2017) ‘Two Weeks with the Revenge Porn Helpline’, 5 July: Revenge Porn Helpline [available online].
  • Huber, A. R. (2018) ‘Revenge Porn Law is Failing Victims – Here’s why’, 25 January, The Conversation [available online].
  • Huber, A. R. (Ph.D. findings) cited in Law Commission (2018) Abusive and Offensive Online Communications: A Scoping Report, No. 381.

Academic and Policy Conferences

  • 20 September 2018

Huber, A. (2018) ‘Do We Need to Find A Middle Ground? Victim’s experiences of police responses and why police officers fail to meet victims needs’, Developing Theory, Research, and Evidence-Based Practice in Responding to Technology-Facilitated Violence, British Psychological Society (Seminar Series): Leicester (Panellist) 

  • 11 July 2018

Discussion on the Law Commission’s changes to Image Based Sexual Abuse Law, Law Commission: London (Panellist).

  • 10 July 2018

International networking event with private sector organisations (in partnership with Victims of Internet Crime), Google: London (Organisation Representative).

  • 13 May 2017

Huber, A (2017) ‘Image Based Sexual Abuse: An overview of myths and impacts: Digital Abuse: A collaboration between Artists and Activists, Manchester (Panellist).

  • 09 Nov 2016

Voices of Resistance: Subjugated knowledge and challenges to the criminal justice system’, Liverpool John Moores University (Conference Chair & Organiser). 

  • 15 June 2016

Van Hemert. D., Kifayat, K., Huber, A. and Takkenberg, P. (2016) ‘Advancing and teaching cybersecurity skills for police’, TNO Cybersecurity conference, LJMU Policing Studies and International TNO staff, Birmingham (Joint Panellist).

  • 7 April 2014  

Huber, A. (2014) ‘Gender in Media Representations of Violent Offenders, Liverpool John Moores University, European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control (Panellist).


  • PhD in Criminology, Liverpool John Moores University
  • MPhil in Criminological Research, University of Cambridge           
  • BA (Hons) Criminology (First Class Honours), Liverpool John Moores University
  • Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Awarded the David McEvoy prize for the most meritorious performance of a social science student in Criminology (placed top of the cohort in 2014)