I hold a PhD in Criminology and Justice Policy from Northeastern University (Boston, Massachusetts, USA), an LLM in International Business Law from Queen Mary, University of London, and an LLB (Hons) from the University of Wolverhampton.
Prior to joining University of Gloucestershire, I worked at Stonehill College, Endicott College, and Northeastern University in Massachusetts, USA. My research focuses on global crime and crimes of the powerful/white collar crime.
I have written on maritime piracy, state co-offending, crimes of the powerful, terrorism, environmental harm, and decolonising criminology. Prior to joining academia, I worked for the International Maritime Bureau in London investigating international shipping, trade, and finance fraud.
I am fluent in English, German, Polish, French and conversational Bengali. I was a restorative justice practitioner in the United States and am the co-founder of the restorative justice start-up, Restorativ.
I teach on a range of UG and PG criminology modules, focusing on Global Crimes, Crimes of the Powerful, Criminological Theories, Globalisation, and Social Harm.
I am currently working on several projects including: