Dr Niall Hamilton-Smith: course lead for Socio-legal Research Methods.
Prior to Stirling, Niall worked as a criminologist in the Home Office’s research directorate, working both on crime reduction programme evaluations and on the organised crime research programme. Additional research interests include community policing, policing disorder and sectarianism.
Dr Hannah Graham: course lead for Rehabilitation and Criminal Justice Work.
Hannah’s research, writing and teaching centre on a few areas of recognised expertise:
- Criminal justice and the sociology of punishment
- Rehabilitation, desistance and re/integration
- Innovation and justice
Hannah’s research, writing and teaching centre on a few areas of recognised expertise, including: criminal justice and the sociology of punishment; rehabilitation, desistance and re/integration; and, innovation and justice.
Dr Maria Fotopoulou: course lead for Drug Use, Policy and Interventions.
Prior to joining the University of Stirling Maria worked in the field of policy and service evaluation of the health and social care of problem drug users and more broadly marginalised and minority groups in the UK and Greece.
Dr Bill Munro: course lead for Criminological Perspectives; and, Criminalisation, Social Control and Human Rights.
Bill’s research interests lie in critical theory; deviancy, social control and risk; justice in transition and alternatives to custody.