Monish is Lecturer in Criminology at Birkbeck, University of London. He researches and teaches in the areas of race, migration, and criminal justice, and asylum and state violence. In 2015, he was granted a prestigious Carnegie Trust funding to carry out a study on destitution, drug use, and ‘crimes’ amongst asylum seekers. Monish’s recent co-edited book, Media, Crime and Racism, published with Palgrave (2018). He is currently working on sole-authored manuscript entitled Border Harms: Treatment of Asylum Seekers and Illegalised Migrants in Great Britain, to be published by Palgrave in 2019.