Academic staff

We current have an international team of 12 academic staff from 9 different countries with specialism in a range of disciplines and subfields. All of our academic staff are research active meaning that students will benefit from being taught by scholars who are engaged in cutting-edge criminological and sociological research projects. In particular, the academic staff in Singapore currently have expertise in the following areas: Race, Racism and Religion; Academic Imperialism; Socio-Legal Studies; Criminal Courts; State Violence; Extremism and Terrorism; Social Theories of Risk; Youth Studies; Technologically Facilitated Violence; Sexting; Migrants and Transnationalism; Mixed-Race Studies; Abuse and Neglect in Social Care Settings; Critical Realism; Social Movements; Urban Sociology; Cultural Criminology; Feminist Criminology; Prisons and Rehabilitation; Cybercrime; Gangs and Organized Crime; Illicit Markets and the Drug Trade (and more).

The modules studied are detailed below.

Year 1

  • Understanding the Social: Theories and Themes
  • Social Change and Social Policy in Contemporary Society 1
  • Social Change and Social Policy in Contemporary Society 2: Changing Inequalities
  • Studying Society
  • Introduction to Crime and Society
  • Controlling Crime - An Introduction

Year 2

  • Understanding Non-Profit Organisations: Work-Based Learning
  • The Risk Society: Crime, Security and Public Policy
  • Youth Crime, Youth Justice and Social Control
  • Policing Crime and Society
  • Understanding Crime, Justice and Punishment
  • Social Research Methods 1
  • Social Research Methods 2
  • Punishment, Penalty and Prisons: Critical Debates
  • Radicalism and Terrorism in Southeast Asia

Year 3

  • Dissertation
  • Social Policy Project: Work-based Learning
  • Gender and Crime
  • Social Control, Order and the City
  • Criminal Victimisation, Welfare and Policy
  • Community and the Problem of Crime
  • Risk Society: Theory and Practice
  • Transnational Crime in the Era of Globalisation
  • Cybercrime in a Connected World
  • Persistence and Desistence in Offending