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Allyson Malatesta

Senior Lecturer


Department of Social Sciences , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader Criminology and Criminal Justice, Associate Programme Leader Foundation Degree in Social Sciences.

My interests are focused on the social issues surrounding the use of technology.

Areas Of Interest

Research interests include the complex relationships that exist between science, technology, innovation and society, with a focus on information and communication technologies (ICTs) and also the current concern regarding the commodification, production and consumption of education.

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Malatesta, A. J. (2013) Elearning or E(l)earning: Contemporary Developments in the Commodification and Consumption of Education in Cudworth, E., Senker, P. and Walker, K. (eds)Technology, Society and Inequality: New Horizons and Contested Futures. New York: Peter Lang.



  • SC3010 Academic¬†Literacy and Research for Social Scientists
  • SC3011 Reading the World as a Social Scientist
  • SC3012 Key Themes and Debates in Social Sciences
  • SC4001 Social Policy 1
  • SC5006 Understanding Social Change: Science, Technology and Society


  • BA (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • BA/BSc Foundation Degree in Social Sciences

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