Meet the Team

The Surrey Crime Research Lab brings together experts in qualitative and quantitative methodology, criminal justice scholars, and researchers interested in a broad range of areas including hate crime, penology, terrorism studies, policing, organised crime, and cybercrime.

The Surrey Crime Research Lab brings together experts in qualitative and quantitative methodology, criminal justice scholars, and researchers interested in a broad range of areas including hate crime, penology, terrorism studies, policing, organised crime, and cybercrime.

 

Professor Ian Brunton-Smith

  • A specialist in advanced quantitative methods, prison studies, and the spatial patterning of crime.

Professor Karen Bullock

  • An expert in qualitative methodologies, policing and the criminal justice system

Professor Jon Garland

  • A leading hate crime scholar and expert in studies of race and racism

Dr Maria Adams 

  • Research interests in prison studies, with particular expertise in ethnography and qualitative interviewing

Dr Giulia Berlusconi

  • Combines criminology scholarship with social network analysis, with interests in the illicit drug trade, terrorist networks, and organised crime

Dr Daniel McCarthy

  • An expert in penology, with additional research interests in policing and youth crime

Dr Mike McGuire

  • A cybercrime specialist, focusing particularly on the cybercrime economy

Dr Corinna elsenbroich

  • Uses computational modelling to advance theories of crime,

Dr francesca menichelli

  • Conducts research in the mechanisms of social control, urban regulatory regimes and models of governance, policing and comparative research