Staff Profiles: Dr. David Turner

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Staff Profile: Dr. David Turner
Senior Lecturer in Criminology

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Dr. David Turner

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Criminology and Policing

Sociology

Criminology is a great subject to teach and research in - who wouldn't be excited about a week which covers subjects such as toxic-dumping, poaching, piracy, corporate and state criminals and terrorism.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714561 Email: dturner@glos.ac.uk

Biography

Criminology is a great subject to teach and research in - who wouldn't be excited about a week which covers subjects such as toxic-dumping, poaching, piracy, corporate and state criminals and terrorism. David's goal is to get every student to the highest level they can achieve and to excel in their exploration of criminology using theoretical and practical research skills in a valid and reliable way. To shape the future understanding of crime, harm and criminology.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PhD Social Organisation of Off-course Betting: An Ethnographic Perspective Polytechnic Of Wales 1992
Postgraduate MA Criminology and Social Policy The Open Univeristy 2010
PG Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education University of Gloucestershire 2007
BA (Hons) Sociology Birmingham Polytechnic 1984

Awards

I have been nominated for staff teaching awards in every year since the awards were introduced. I was part of the teaching team awarded a prize in 2010.

Teaching and research

Teaching

Policing and public order

Young people and crime

Zemiology

State surveillance and security

Global crime and terrorism

Eco-crimes/sustainability

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

My research interests are currently focused on:

Student engagement, progress and support

External responsibilities

Professional positions

Assessor for the Undergraduate Awards Programme.

External examining

I am an External Examiner for criminology courses with De Montfort University and Glasgow Caledonian University.