The Advisory Board assists in progressing the aims and objectives of the Network and helps to determine its short and longer term priorities. Board members additionally support the Directors in the organisation and implementation of the Network’s activities.
Dr Neil Chakraborti is a Professor of Criminology at the University of Leicester and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. He has researched and published widely in the fields of hate crime, victimisation and policing, and his books include Responding to Hate Crime: The Case for Connecting Policy and Research…
Jon Garland has been a Reader at the University of Surrey’s Department of Sociology since January 2013. His main areas of research are in the fields of hate crime, rural racism, community and identity, policing and victimisation. Between 2012-2014, Jon worked on the Leicester Hate Crime Project, a two-year hate crime victimisation study funded by…
Elena Noel has worked as a RJ Practitioner and Mediator for over 15 years. Her work has shaped local and national and practice on Restorative Justice and Hate Crime, working with victims and perpetrators. She has advised UK and international governments and key criminal justice agencies. She is an advisor and trainer to the Home…
Marian Duggan is a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Kent’s School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research. Marian’s main research interests lie in how research and theory can inform policy and practice aimed at reducing sexual, gendered and hate-based victimisation. Her published research has investigated the culturally specific factors informing and sustaining…
Zoë is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies at Plymouth University. She is also Associate Head of School for Teaching and Learning in Criminology at Plymouth Law School. Her key research interests lie in policing issues, particularly relating to public order policing, plurality in policing and managing diversity. Her research…
Dr Nathan Hall is a Principal Lecturer in Criminology and Policing at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, and has researched and published widely in the field of hate crime. He is a member of the Cross-Government Hate Crime Independent Advisory Group and the Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO)…
Paul is a Police Superintendent working within the Ministry of Justice in the United Kingdom. He leads a cross-governmental hate crime programme which brings all sectors of government together to coordinate efforts to improve the response to hate crime from across the criminal justice system. Paul is the UK National Point of Contact to the…
David Brax, PhD, is a post-doc at CERGU, the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg. His research concerns philosophical aspects of hate crime and hate crime legislation. Currently he is doing a post-doc project on hate crime legislation in Europe and the challenges to a common understanding of, and legal and policy…
Hannah completed her BA (hons) History and Sociology, MA Criminology, MA Sociological Research and PhD Criminology at the University of Essex. She has taught at higher education level for over ten years on subjects including research methods, victimology, the criminal justice system and criminological theory. She previously taught at the University of Roehampton where she…
Mrs. Jamie Bolling is the executive director of ENIL – The European Network on Independent Living since 2009. She was a member of the European Fundamental Rights Platform’s Advisory Panel from 2010 – 2014. Jamie has a Masters degree in social anthropology and work experience in disability research, international development cooperation as well as other…
Piotr Godzisz (email@example.com) is a Policy, Research & Advocacy Officer at Lambda Warsaw, and a PhD candidate at University College London. As part of his role at Lambda, he leads the hate crime and security portfolio, and works as the Scientific Leader in the transnational project ‘Come Forward’ on empowering and supporting hate crime victims….
Dr Imran Awan is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University. Imran’s research examines the impact of Islamophobia, anti-Muslim hate crime and security upon Muslim communities. His recent publications include examining online Islamophobia. Imran’s new book is due out this year, which examines Islamophobia…