The Network currently have two Directors (Dr 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 Reader in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Sussex University. He completed his doctorate in law (criminology) 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, and the use…
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…