Professor Imran Awan
Professor of Criminology
Professor Imran Awan is one of the country’s leading criminologists and experts on Islamophobia and countering extremism.
Dr Elle Boag
Associate Professor in Applied Social Psychology / Teaching, Learning and Quality Lead
Dr Elle Boag returned from industry to academia as a mature student due to a diagnosis of MS. She studied at the University of Southampton and gained her BSc., MSc., and PhD. in Social Psychology.
Professor Michael Brookes OBE
MSc Forensic Psychology Programme Director
Professor Michael Brookes was formerly Director of Therapeutic Communities at HMP Grendon where for eleven years he was the clinical lead within this accredited therapeutic community prison.
Lucas Danos is a Lecturer in Criminology at Birmingham City University where he has taught since 2017. Passionate for learning and teaching he has worked on various modules across all BCU undergraduate Criminology courses.
Dr Deborah Earnshaw
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Course Lead for BSc (Hons) Psychology with Criminology
Dr Deborah Earnshaw has been a lecturer in Psychology with BCU since December 2017, and taught at the University of Derby both on-campus and online during her postgraduate degrees.
Dr Arantza Gomez Arana
Arantza enjoys engaging in academic discussions with undergraduate, postgraduate students and colleagues, through the development of critical thinking in Social Sciences.
Dr Laura Hammond
Reader in Investigative Psychology, Director - Crime and Society Research Centre
Dr Laura Hammond has always been fascinated by crime; why and how people become involved in crime, and how society can effectively tackle crime.
Lecturer in Criminology and Deputy KEF Lead
Kevin Hoffin achieved his MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice, his BA in Law w/ Criminology and his PGCE at Keele University, Staffordshire. Kevin was nominated for an Excellence in Teaching (Early Career) Award at Keele University 2016/2017.
Senior Teaching Fellow
Jonathan has been working within teaching and learning for 11 years at a number of institutions and providers. His academic studies began at Northumbria University, where he graduated with both a BSc Criminology and MSc Homeland Security.
Professor Craig Jackson
Professor of Occupational Health Psychology
As Professor of Occupational Health Psychology, Craig Jackson is interested in the effect of workplaces and working on people’s health and psychological wellbeing.