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Institute of Criminology





Professor Darrick Joliffe

School of Law & Criminology, University of Greenwich

Research: The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development (CSDD) is a prospective longitudinal study of 411 London males who were first assessed in 1961 - 62 at age 8 - 9.  The main aim of the CSDD is to study the development of offending and antisocial behaviour from childhood to adulthood. He will be co-directing this study and managing a new sweep of data collection of the men at ages 68 - 69.

Visiting: May 2021 - May 2024

Professor Andreas Kapardis

Faculty of Law, University of Cyprus

Visiting: September 2022 - May 2024



Dr Mohammed Almutairi

Crime Research Center, Saudi Ministry of Interior, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Research: Mohammed will conduct research on the Cambridge Crime Harm Index with Professor Barak Ariel, and develop strategies for crime reduction

Visiting: July 2022 - July 2023

Professor Kaoru Aoyama

Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University, Japan

Research: Kaoru will continue her research ongoing multinational project: 'Between global sex work and human trafficking: an analysis of interviews and networks in the UK, France and the Netherlands’.  This project is researching the cross-border sex trade, investigating the experiences of the migrants involved as well as networks surrounding them connecting them to the global sex trade

Visiting: September 2022 - September 2023

Dr Ruth Armstrong

Research: National and international experiences of life in prison and life post release from prison; education in prison; desistance from crime; impact through research; relationships between third sector/charitable sector/criminal justice sector and academia; death penalty; film making and audio production.

Visiting: October 2022 - September 2023

Dr Kofi Boakye

Visiting: April 2021 - March 2024

Professor Netanel Dagan

The Institute of criminology, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Research: The lifers’ parole board. Title of research: Negotiating lifers in parole boards: From arrest to release.

Visiting: April 2023 - July 2023

Hanne Duindam

Assistant Professor, Utrecht University

Research: 'Consumed by Conspiracy? Examining the Risks and Solutions of Radicalisation in Youth'

Visiting: January 2023 - November 2023

Dr Kate Herrity

Mellon-King’s Junior Research Fellowship in Punishment (2020-24), Kings College, University of Cambridge

Research: See Prisons Research Centre for more information

Visiting: November 2020 - November 2022

Dr Lana Jeries Loulou

The Hebrew University Jerusalem

Research: Lana will be working collaboratively with Dr Maria Ttofi on the research project: A gendered analysis based on the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development (CSDD).

Visiting: September 2022 - September 2024

Dr Amy Ludlow

Research: Prison culture, leadership and performance, privatisation, staffing, youth justice.

Visiting: December 2021 - November 2023

Ashley Mehra

Research:  Supporting two Overview of Systematic Reviews (OoRs) projects, both concerning domestic abuse, as Senior Researcher in the project, co-ordinated by Professors Barak Ariel and Matthew Bland (Jerry Lee Centre for Experimental Criminology). 

Visiting: June 2020 – Nov 2023  


Dr Kristian Mjaland

Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Social Work, University of Agder

Research: See Prisons Research Centre for more information.

Visiting: August 2021 - July 2023

Dr AR (Jo) Parsons

Research: In exploring 'how do we develop better police officers?' Jo's current research examines the policing of indigenous communities and the challenges of building trust, confidence and legitimacy in remote and unfamiliar environments.

Visiting: 2017 - December 2023

Dr Hagit Sabo-Brants

Visiting: November 2022 - September 2023

Dr Anna Schliehe

Marie Curie Fellow, Crime and Carcerality Research Group, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Oldenburg and Research Associate at the University of Bonn.

Research: See Prisons Research Centre for more information

Visiting: September 2021 - August 2023

Dr Yannick van den Brink

Associate Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Yannick is conducting research on "Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage" with Dr Caroline Lanskey.

Visiting: May 2023 - Feb 2024



Mrs Laura Arantegui Arràez

PhD candidate from Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. PhD thesis: “Forgotten victims of a forgotten decade: children and mothers of the Casa de Maternitat i Expòsits de Barcelona-Les Corts (1960-1970). Possible answers to their need for reparation.”

Visiting: May 2023 - July 2023

Mr Nicolas Cantard

Autonomous University of Madrid, PhD in Criminal Law, thesis title: ‘Review of the problems of Multiple Offence Sentencing’.

Visiting: February 2023 - June 2023


Mr Kentaro Maruyama

Japanese National Police Agency

Research: Kentaro plans to conduct research into UK crime analysis, and consider how this could have a beneficial impact on how the police in Japan use their resources to work in the most effective way.

Visiting: September 2022 - September 2023

Claire Shubik-Richards

Pennsylvania Prison Society, Philadelphia, USA

Research: Claire will spend her time at the Institute investigating the research in the understanding of prison conditions / the prison experience, being undertaken by the Prison Research Centre.

Visiting: September 2022 - July 2023

Centre:Prisons Research Centre

Takeru Tsuchiya

Japanese National Police Agency

Research: Takeru will gather case studies from the UK Police Forces and compare these to the state of the Japanese Police force, and to use this comparison to enhance decision-making and police operations in Japan.

Visiting: August 2022 - July 2023

Youngju Yi

Prosecutor’s Office, Daegu, Republic of Korea

Research: Youngju will be conducting a Study on Online Fraud Crimes and Protection of Victims.

Visiting: August 2022 - July 2023


The Sir Leon Radzinowicz Visiting Fellowship

The Sir Leon Radzinowicz Visiting Fellowship was established by Sir Leon Radzinowicz (founder of the Institute) in his testament.

Holders of the Fellowship should normally be persons who have served with distinction in government, the judiciary, Parliament or other public office in the United Kingdom or elsewhere.

Previous holders have been:

2018 Professor Mike Hough
2013 Dame Anne Owers
2012 Sir Denis O'Connor
2008 Peter Neyroud, then Chief Constable
2005 Lord Woolf, the former Lord Chief Justice