Chartered Psychologist with a PhD in Psychology and Criminology from School of Law at Royal Holloway, University of London. Research interests include sport for development within the criminal justice system and the wider community, masculinity, psychological theories of motivation, and investigative interviewing.

Publications include,

Baumer, H., & Meek, R. (2019). Motivating prisoners to exercise: An evaluation of the Cell Workout Workshops. In G. Breslin, & G. Leavey (Eds.), Mental Health and Wellbeing Interventions in Sport: Research, Theory and Practice. Routledge.

Baumer, H., & Meek, R. (2018). Sporting masculinities in prison. In M. Maycock, & K. Hunt (Eds.), New Perspectives on Prison Masculinities (pp. 197-222). (Palgrave Studies in Prisons and Penology). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-65654-0

Meek, R., & Baumer, H. (2016). The Safe Ground Father Figures Programme: Final Report. Royal Holloway, University of London.

Baumer, H. (2018). Effective prisoner engagement through the promotion of sport motivation: Implications for policy and practice. Howard League for Penal Reform Early Career Academics Network Bulletin, 36.