Dr Andrew Whiting
Senior Lecturer in Security Studies and Criminology, Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology
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Andrew has been working at Birmingham City University since August 2015 having previously lectured at Swansea University.
His current research spans two main areas: analysing the role of expert discourse in the production of cyber‑security knowledge and investigating the impact of UK counter-extremism policies and practices within the public sector. Andrew has a number of peer‑reviewed articles and book chapters, the most recent of which examines the attitudes of the academic community to the Prevent duty and can be viewed here.
Andrew currently teaches a number of Security Studies modules within the Criminology Department. He coordinates the second year modules CRI5078 Terrorism Theory and CRI5079 War and Conflict in the Modern World as well as the postgraduate module CRI7030 Security and International Theory.
Andrew obtained his BA(Hons) in Politics and his MA in Global Security from the University of Sheffield and completed his PhD in Politics and International Relations at Swansea University.