Patrick Williams

Patrick is a senior Lecturer teaching Criminology within the department of Sociology at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Prior to this, he was employed as a Research and Evaluation officer for the Greater Manchester Probation Trust and has undertaken projects and assignments for a range of community and statutory organisations.
Research interest/specialisms include; Race, Ethnicity and Crime (ethnic disproportionality, the efficacy and utility of the 'gangs' label), Punishment and Penality, and the Criminal 'Justice' System.