Dr. Quinlan is a Lecturer in Law and Diversity at The University of Sheffield’s School of Law. Her research focuses on policing, terrorism, security and criminal justice, and often involves comparative research between the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2015 Dr. Quinlan completed her doctoral research examining the development of post-9/11 partnership programmes to counter violent extremism in the UK and US. Prior to taking up a role in academia, she practiced law in New York City. She earned her Doctorate at the London School of Economics and Political Science, her Master of Laws from King’s College London, and her Juris Doctor from Northeastern University School of Law.