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Professor of Criminology, University of Glasgow

Michele Burman is co-director of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Research Justice (SCCJR), a collaborative research partnership between Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Glasgow Caledonian universities. Michele has conducted theoretical and policy-related research on criminology and criminal justice topics for a range of funding bodies including the European Commission, Scottish government, Economic & Social Research Council and the British Academy.

Her current research projects include: gender (in)equality in the practices and processes of criminal justice; drivers of female imprisonment; young women and violent encounters; youth gangs and knife carrying; youth offending and youth justice in Europe, and; the sociology of security planning for mega-events.


  • –present
    Professor of Criminology, University of Glasgow