Welcome to the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
research-led teaching that will challenge you academically and equip you for your career
Throughout our history we have influenced society with novel research insights in fields such as crime, health, welfare, housing, inequality and the operation of political power - at local, national and global levels.
Throughout her career, Prof Sandra Walklate has maintained an interest in criminal victimisation. She is currently conjoint Professor of Criminology at the University of Monash, Melbourne, Australia and has recently worked on a number of 'Shadow Pandemic' working papers on domestic violence during COVID-19. Sandra's Monash University report on 'lone wolf' terrorism won the best paper award from the Division of Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology (2020).