Staff Profiles: Dr. Andrew Stafford

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Staff Profile: Dr. Andrew Stafford
Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Dr. Andrew Stafford

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

Social Sciences

Andrew is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Academic Course Leader for BSc Criminology, BA Sociology and BSc Criminology and Sociology. His teaching and research interests include policing, procedural justice and crime reduction and community safety.

Biography

Andrew is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Course Leader for the University's Undergraduate Criminology and Sociology programmes. His teaching and research interests include policing, procedural justice and crime reduction and community safety. Andrew has worked with police constabularies and with business crime reduction partnerships in cities to help design and implement crime reduction measures, evaluate initiatives and strengthen levels of public confidence and trust in the police and the criminal justice system.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PhD Criminology University of Bristol 2013
MSc Research Methods (Crime and Justice) University of Manchester 2007
BSc Social Policy with Criminal Justice Studies University of Plymouth 2006

Membership of professional bodies

British Society of Criminology

Teaching and research

Teaching

Andrew's teaching topics include evidence-based policing, procedural justice, crime science and crime mapping, crime reduction and community safety and social science research methods. Andrew has supervised and examined postgraduate research students studying in these fields.

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

Research

Andrew's research topics have included tackling crime and disorder in cities through business crime reduction partnerships, crime and safety in the night time economy, police call-handling and crime reporting processes, police provision of information to victims of crime, police use of performance targets, and evidence-based policing and crime reduction.

Publications

More publications from Dr. Andrew Stafford can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Subjects for media interviews

Policing

Crime and disorder in cities and in the night time economy

Crime prevention and community safety

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