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Judith Rowbotham

Visiting Research Professor in Socio-legal and Constitutional History, University of Plymouth

My PhD was in the field of British political imperial history ('Edward Knatchbull Hugessen, 1st Lord Brabourne, and the British Empire, c1868-1893', Lampeter, University of Wales, 1982); and my BA (Hons) in History was also from Lampeter. Formerly Reader in Criminal Justice Studies at Nottingham Trent University (1992-2013), I am now an independent scholar and Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Society and Culture at Plymouth University, as well as a Director of SOLON: Promoting Interdisciplinary Studies in Law, Crime and History.


  • –present
    Visiting Research Professor, University of Plymouth