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Institute of Criminology



Summer 2011



  • Professor King  has now retired, but will continue in the Institute as an Honorary Research Fellow from 1 March 2011 for 3 years.
  • Dr Ben Crewe was appointed to the post Director of the MSt Penology Programme and Deputy Director to the Prison Research Centre from 1 February 2011.
  • Dr Justice Tankebe was appointed as a Teaching Associate to the MSt Police Programme from 1 July 2011.
  • Professor Manuel Eisner will be on sabbatical during the Michaelmas 2011 and Lent 2012 terms.

Awards and Honours and other Appointments:

  • Professor Lawrence Sherman has been awarded the 2011 Benjamin Franklin Medal form the Royal Society for the Arts (RSA), from 1st November 2011
  • Professor Eisner has been elected as the recipient of the 2011 Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology. The award acknowledges criminological scholarship on problems of crime and justice manifested outside the United States.
  • Loraine Gelsthorpe FRSA, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the M.Phil Programme in the Institute of Criminology, and Fellow of Pembroke College, has been elected President of the British Society of Criminology. The election was at the British Society of Criminology annual conference held last week (at Northumbria University this year).
  • Professors Farrington and Lösel have been awarded Honorary Professorships by the Zhejiang Police College in Hangzhou and the Delinquency and Drug Research Centre of the Southwest University of Political Science and Law in Chonqing, China.
  • Professor P-O Wikström has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

Social Events and Other:

  • Criminology for all seasons - 50th Anniversary of the first diploma in Criminology