Aiden Cope is a second year PhD candidate. He read Politics, Psychology and Sociology (B.A. Hons.) at Cambridge before completing the MPhil in Criminological Research at the Institute of Criminology. Following the MPhil, Aiden worked on several projects in the Institute of Criminology before beginning his PhD in 2016. Aiden's research interests include comparative penology and prison sociology.
Thesis title: "Opening new prisons: a comparative study of the penal field"