People in the Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing

The Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing has experts from across all five colleges in the university. This includes experts from Business, Law, Psychology, Nursing, Computer Science and Social Policy. 

Co-Directors of the Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing

  • Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay - Co-Director
    Professor of Economics, Birmingham Business School
  • Jessica Woodhams - Co-Director
    Professor of Forensic PsychologySchool of Psychology
  • Heather Flowe - Co-Director (Victims and Vulnerability)
    Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology
  • Joht Singh Chandan - Co-Director (Public Health)
    NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Public Health
  • Dominique Moran - Co-Director (Carceral Spaces)
    Professor in Carceral Geography, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • John Child - Co-Director (Law)
    Professor of Criminal Law, Birmingham Law School

People in the Centre

  • Anindya Banerjee
    Professor of Econometrics
  • Anthony Beech
    Head of the Centre for Forensic and Criminological Psychology
  • Sami Benassi
    Reader in Managerial Economics
  • Paul Betts
    Doctoral researcher in Political Science 
  • Jane Binner
    Chair of Finance, Birmingham Business School
  • Caroline Bradbury-Jones
    Professor of Gender Based Violence and Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Sarah Brooks-Wilson
    Lecturer in Criminology
  • Joht Singh Chandan
    University of Birmingham
  • Hyung Jin Chang
    Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Birmingham
  • Tom Chothia
    Reader in Cyber Security
  • Matthew Cole 
    Professor of Environmental Economics, Birmingham Business School
  • Francis Davis
    Professor of Religion, Communities and Public Policy, University of Birmingham
  • Stephane De Brito
    Birmingham Fellow, School of Psychology
  • Emily Evans
    Research Fellow
  • Samantha Fairclough
    Lecturer, Birmingham Law School
  • Heather Flowe
    Professor in Psychology, University of Birmingham
  • Shana Gander-Zaucker
    Doctoral Researcher, School of Psychology 
  • Jack Grieve
    Professorial Fellow in Corpus Linguistics, Department of English Language and Linguistics
  • Gulara Guliyeva


    Lecturer, Birmingham Law School
  • Laura Higson-Bliss
    Teaching Fellow, Birmingham Law School
  • Anthea Hucklesby
    Professor of Criminal Justice
  • Mark Irving
    Doctoral Researcher, College of Arts & Law
  • Anna Kotova
    Lecturer in Criminology, Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology
  • David Lloyd
    Honorary Senior Research Fellow  
  • Anandadeep Mandal
    Associate Professor in Finance, Birmingham Business School
  • Catherine Mangan
    Senior Fellow, Institute of Local Government Studies
  • Eleanor March
    Research Fellow in Interdisciplinary Prison Research
  • Livia Menezes 
    Lecturer in Economics, Birmingham Business School
  • Professor Joanne Murphy
    Joanne Murphy is a Chair in inclusive Leadership
  • John O'Keeffe (Visiting Scholar)
    Department of Neuroscience, Psychology & Behaviour, University of Leicester 
  • Maureen Owor Mapp
    Teaching Fellow, Birmingham Law School 
  • Heather Marquette
    Professor of Development Politics
  • Ariana Matsa
    PhD researcher, Birmingham Business School
  • Rebecca McDonald
    Associate Professor in Economics, Birmingham Business School
  • Elizabeth Morrow
    Research Fellow, School of Government
  • Viktor Pekar
    Post-Doctoral researcher, Birmingham Business School
  • Tara Lai Quinlan
    Lecturer in Law and Criminal Justice, Birmingham Law School
  • Aixa Garcia Ramos
    PhD researcher, Birmingham Business School
  • James Rockey  
    Professor of Economics, Birmingham Business School
  • Sultan Salem
    Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics, Birmingham Business School
  • Zoe Stephenson
    Lecturer in Forensic Psychology
  • Julie Taylor
    Professor of Child Protection, School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Marianne Wade
    Reader in Criminal Justice, University of Birmingham
  • Emma Watkins
    Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Policy
  • Dr Charmian Werren
    Teaching Associate, Department of Social Policy, Sociology and Criminology