Dr. Sinéad Freeman



PhD, Department of Social Sciences, Dublin Institute of Technology, 2009

BA (Hons) in Psychology, University College Dublin, 2001

Coping, mental health, child development, youth offending and youth justice.



Feeney, N. & Freeman, S. (2010). What do young people think of the Gardaí? An examination of young people’s attitudes to and experiences of An Garda Síochána. Youth Studies Ireland, 5(1), 3-17.

Freeman, S. & Seymour, M. (2010). ‘Just waiting’: The nature and effect of uncertainty on young people in remand custody in Ireland. Youth Justice, 10(2), 126-142.

Freeman, S. (2008). The experience of young people remanded in custody: A case for bail support and supervision schemes. Irish Probation Journal, 5, 91-102.

Freeman, S. (2007). The life and times of young people on remand: Recommendations for future policy in Ireland in K. Lalor, F. Ryan, M. Seymour & C. Hamilton (Eds.), Young people and crime: Research, Policy and Practice Conference Proceedings (pp. 110-120). Dublin: Centre for Social and Educational Research.

Managing Editor, Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies

  • Tel 402 4210
  • Email sinead.freeman@dit.ie
  • Teaching Areas

    Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Behavioural Science, Criminology, Research Methods, MA Criminology & MA Child Family and Community Dissertation Supervision, Early Childhood Education Dissertation Supervision, Early Childhood Education Tutor.