Dr Grace Low


Lecturer in Criminology

School of Law and Social Sciences

Grace Low


Dr Low is a lecturer in Criminology, in the School of Law and Social Sciences. She completed her PhD at the University of Auckland in 2023.

Teaching and supervision


Modules taught

  • Understanding Crime and Society
  • The Prison and Imprisonment 
  • Criminology Skills 
  • Creating Criminology
  • Criminology Dissertation 


Dr Low’s research interests include women's desistance from crime with a particular focus on motherhood, social relationships, and housing. Her recently completed doctoral research explored the desistance journeys of 15 women with histories of imprisonment in Aotearoa New Zealand.


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