Dr Aidan O'Sullivan has been a Lecturer in Criminology at Birmingham City University since September 2016. He has taught on courses dealing with policing and investigation, hate crime, transnational organized and corporate crime and security studies.
Aidan was awarded a doctorate from the University of Liverpool in December 2017 for his PhD thesis entitled "Policing Anti-Austerity in London: How the policies and practices of the London Metropolitan Police Service impact on demonstrations against government cuts".
Aidan gained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and Sociology at the University College of Cork in the Republic of Ireland in 2006. His end of year thesis examined Cork City’s nomination as European Capital of Culture for 2005. Aidan was awarded his Masters in Sociology at the same institution in 2008 where his thesis analysed the interactions between atheists and religious believers in the Irish and English public spheres. He was awarded a first class honours in both.