Nigel Walker

Former Director of the Institute

Former Wolfson Professor of Criminology
Former Fellow of Kings College
CBE, D.Litt,nLL.D


Emeritus Professor Walker's interests are in:

  • Theories of punishment and responsibility
  • Forensic psychiatry (he is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists)
  • The effects of imprisonment
  • Sentencing

His latest (fifteenth) book is an autobiography: A Man Without Loyalties: A Penologist's Afterthoughts (Barry Rose Publishers. Ltd. 2003).