Criminology and Sociology Staff

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  • Laura Riley

    Lecturer in Criminology

    Laura Riley is a Lecturer in Criminology and PhD researcher at Birmingham City University. Her research focuses upon desistance from serious offending and the importance of the community in this process. Her teaching interests include: Policing, vulnerabilities, ethics and qualitative research methods.

  • Dr Dan Rusu

    Lecturer in Criminology

    Dan is a lecturer in criminology at Birmingham City University, where he has taught since 2016. Prior to his work at BCU, Dan completed his Masters in Psychological Science at University of Glasgow.

  • Dr Ryan Scoats

    Lecturer in Sociology

    Dr Ryan Scoats gained his BA (Hons) and Master of Research from the University of Bath, and his PhD in Sociology from the University of Winchester (2017). He has previously been a lecturer in Sports Sociology at both Wolverhampton and Winchester Universities, lecturer in Sociology at Coventry University, and a researcher at...

  • Leon Skerritt

    Associate Lecturer in Criminology

    Education is the journey to social justice and equality, and teachers are the navigators for that journey. Teaching at an institution like BCU gives the opportunity to positively impact the local community through education.

  • Dr Tony Talburt

    Senior Lecturer in Black Studies, Course Leader – BA (Hons) Black Studies and BA (Hons) Black Studies with Criminal Justice

    Having lived and taught in Jamaica, Ghana and also the UK, teaching African Caribbean history and politics, Tony Talburt has developed particular interests in the history of Africa and its peoples on the continent or in the Black Diaspora.

  • Dr Dionne Taylor

    Associate Professor in Sociology, Course Leader – MA Black Studies

    Dr Dionne Taylor's role in BCU is about supporting, inspiring and guiding the students to reach beyond what many of them believe is possible. Encouraging students to work through the challenges, barriers and limitations to success is one of the reasons she became an academic.

  • Steve Wadley

    Teaching Fellow

    Steve Wadley spent 8 years as an Authorised Firearms Officer with the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) before making the transition to a lecturer within the FE/HE sector.

  • Dr James Williams

    Senior Research Fellow

    Dr James Williams is  a historian by background with a passionate interest in the origins and development of contemporary society and culture, both at macro and micro levels.

  • Professor David Wilson

    Emeritus Professor

    David Wilson is an expert on serial killers through his work with various British police forces, academic publications, books, and media appearances. 

  • Ron Winch

    Associate Professor

    Prior to taking up appointment with BCU, Ron Winch served for over thirty years with the Metropolitan Police Service and West Midlands Police. These included front-line CID roles, as well as senior command roles in local policing, public order policing, firearms policing and as a senior investigating officer for major and...

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