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Reader in Criminology, City, University of London

Dr. Emmeline Taylor is a criminologist in the Department of Sociology at City. She has completed empirical research in a number of areas including; surveillance and the societal impact of new technologies, armed robbery, domestic burglary, retail crime, crime and security in education, and several evaluations of criminal justice initiatives in England and Australia.

Dr Taylor has published widely across these topics, including the books Surveillance Schools (Palgrave, 2013, shortlisted for the British Society of Criminology annual book prize and the Surveillance Studies Network annual book prize in 2014), Surveillance Futures (Routledge, 2017, w/T. Rooney), The Handbook of School Discipline, Surveillance, and Punishment (Palgrave, forthcoming, w/J Deakin and A. Kupchik), and Such is Life: Armed Robbery, Cultural Mythscapes and Affective Transgression (forthcoming).


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Australian National University


  • 2009 
    Manchester, PhD