My Publications


Levell, J. (2020). Using Connell’s masculinity theory to understand the way in which ex-gang-involved men coped with childhood domestic violence. Journal of Gender Based Violence, xx(xx), 1–15.

Molina, J., and Levell, J., (2020) Children’s experience of domestic abuse and criminality: A literature review. Published review of the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales. URL:

Levell, J., (2019) “Those songs were the ones that made me, nobody ever asked me this question before”: Music Elicitation with ex-gang involved men about their experiences of childhood domestic violence and abuse. International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

Levell, J., (2017) [Book review] Young Men and Domestic Abuse by David Gadd, Claire L. Fox, Mary-Louise Corr, Steph Alger and Ian Butler. Children & Society, 31(6) (pp. 523-524)

Browne, K. Bourne, J. Levell, J. Desouza, E. Sohal, A. Ball, G. Willie, I. Shoyinka, B. Dennis, T. Bewley, S. Burkminsher, A. Nwosu, V. Nightengale, M. Oxley, A. Hopkins, D. Lowther, S. Smedley, L. Hayward, M. Murphy, W. Akonsa, Stevens, D. Oldman, C. Jennings, A. Watts, P. Hewitt, C. (2016) Department of Health. Health Visiting and School Nursing Programmes: supporting implementation of the new service model No.5: Domestic Violence and Abuse – Professional Guidance. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.12255.66720

Research Impact

Media Reports on my work

Webster, R., Children’s experience of domestic abuse and criminality. Work with Offenders. URL:

Hymas, C., (2020) Children who experience domestic violence are more likely to engage in serious violence, study reveals. The Telegraph. URL:

Conferences and presentations

  • Howard League for Penal Reform Conference, Oxford, 2020 *Cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Eurogangs Conference, Germany 2020 *Cancelled due to COVID-19
  • Gender in Conflict conference: Wednesday 9 October 2019- Bournemouth University
  • British Society of Criminology Conference 2019
  • UEL Narrative Research Conference (‘To think is to experiment’) 2019
  • SINS Narrative Research Summer School, Aarhus University Denmark (2018)
  • The Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies Conference (2018) presented on a case study showing use of music elicitation in narrative interviews.
  • Open University Graduate School Student Conference (2017) presented on The Road Home study
  • Psycho-politics of self-exposure in research, Aarhus University Denmark (2017)
  • WAVE (Women Against Violence Europe) Conference in Bulgaria (2013) on Domestic Violence and Health Interventions
  • RESPECT Conference (2014) workshop on identifying male victims in health settings
  • Domestic Violence Coordinators Network (DVCN) Conference (2013) on using the Coordinated Community Response approach to DV and Health at the National
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