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NIall Hamilton-Smith

Senior Lecturer, University of Stirling

Niall Hamilton-Smith is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences. He is the Head of the Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology subject group, an Associate Director of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research ( ) and an associate of the Scottish Institute for Policing Research. He is also an Associate Editor of the journal, Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Prior to Stirling, Niall worked as a criminologist in the Home Office's research directorate, working both on the crime reduction programme and on the organised crime research programme.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Stirling