The Network currently have two Directors (Prof Mark Walters, University of Sussex and Jennifer Schweppe, University of Limerick). The Directors have the main responsibility of managing the Network and organising the activities.
Dr Mark Walters is a Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Sussex. He completed his doctorate in law (criminology) in 2012 at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford. Mark has published widely in the field of hate crime, focusing in particular on the criminalisation of hate-motivated offences, criminological theories of causation,…
Jennifer Schweppe has been a lecturer in law at the University of Limerick in Ireland since 2004. Her research interests lie in the areas of hate crimes, abortion law, miscarriages of justice and legal education, and she has published widely in these areas. She is currently undertaking a PhD at Trinity College Dublin under the…