The Centre for Criminology, headed by Professor Kate Williams, comprises a team of active researchers and research students with specialisms in homicide and violence, youth justice and youth policy, policing, drug use, green, global and transnational criminology, crime prevention, animal abuse, informal justice and alternatives to prosecution and imprisonment.
The Centre also has several visiting Professors and Fellows, especially in the fields of probation and youth justice. These include senior practitioners (e.g. an ex-Chief Probation Officer and former senior detective) as well as distinguished academics.
Our research areas include:
Emeritus Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Dr Paolo Baffero
Brian Heath MBE
Dr Rhian Hills
Dr Jan Melichar