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Institute of Criminology

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Honorary Research Fellows

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



Visiting Fellows




Visiting Scholars

Dr Kate Herrity

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

Research: Dr Herrity was apppointed to this Fellowship in order to pursue her current research project – which extends ideas introduced in her thesis – exploring the relationship between sound and social emotion amongst different prison populations.  She was awarded her doctorate in Criminology in 2019 from the University of Leicester, for her PhD: ‘Rhythms and routines: sounding order in a local men’s prison using aural ethnography’.

Visiting:  November 2020 - November 2021

Host: Ben Crewe

Centre: Prisons Research Centre

Dr Julie Laursen

Marie Curie Fellow, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Law, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

Research: Julie will continue to collaborate with members of the Prisons Research Centre on the work she started when a Research Associate at the Institute of Criminology, on the ERC-funded research project: Penal policmaking and the prisoner experience: a comparative analysis.

Visiting:  April 2021 -  March 2022

Host: Ben Crewe

Centre: Prisons Research Centre

Professor Halleli Pinson

Department of Education, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Research: Her main project is to complete the book she's co-writing with Professor Madeleine Arnot: 'Schooling and the Global Challenge of Children on the Move: Towards a sociology of education and migration'.  This book is intended to offer an in-depth sociological analysis of the challenges and opportunities to education as a social institution of a mobile population of children. Its purpose is to offer a critique of such sociological analyses in order to open up new conceptual terrains for the sociology of education and migration.

Visiting: July 2021 - September 2021

Host: Tugba Basaran

Centre: Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement

Long 'Michael' Siu

Research: To develop and translate his monograph, ‘Policier Treatise’, which is based on his PhD thesis: ‘Logical Legitimist Treatise: protest policing in Hong Kong’.

Visiting: May 2021 - May 2022

Host: Dr Justice Tankebe

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Dr Yannick van den Brink

Assistant Professor, Child Law and Criminal Law, University of Leiden

Research: Dr Van den Brink’s research addresses normative and empirical questions in the areas of youth justice, criminal justice children’s rights and human rights. His specific fields of expertise are youth court decision-making, procedural safeguards in youth justice proceedings and deprivation of liberty of children. His current research project concerns an international comparative study of remand decision-making in youth courts, with a particular focus on the meaning of the principle of equality in the decision-making process. 

Visiting: September 2019 - December 2021

Host: Caroline Lanskey

Centre: Centre for Community, Gender and Social Justice