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Professor of Law and Globalisation, Queen Mary University of London

Professor Green is Professor of Law and Globalisation at Queen Mary University of London. She joined Queen Mary University of London in September 2014 following seven years as Professor of Law and Criminology at King’s College London. Prior to that she held posts at the University of Southampton and the London School of Economics. Professor Green graduated from the Australian National University in 1979 with a BA (Hons), and with an MPhil and PhD in Criminology from the University of Cambridge.

Professor Green is also Director of the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI). ISCI is a multi-disciplinary, cross institutional and international initiative to collate, analyse and disseminate research based knowledge about criminal state practices and resistance to them. ISCI is a collaborative enterprise with the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and the University of Hull led by Queen Mary University of London.

Professor Green has published widely on state crime, state-corporate crime, natural disasters, Turkish criminal justice and politics, transnational crime and asylum and forced migration.

She was recently awarded an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Pilot Urgency Grant and currently holds a large grant from the ESRC to undertake a Comparative study of Civil Society Resistance to State violence in Burma, Tunisia, Turkey, Colombia, Papua New Guinea and Kenya.

She has been a visiting Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Monash University, UNSW and Bosphorus University; is a Trustee of the Howard League for Penal Reform and was a member of the INQUEST Board of Trustees for a number of years. She is also a member of the ESRC Peer Review College and co-editor in Chief of the international journal State Crime and Editor of the Howard Journal.


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    Professor of Law and Globalisation, Queen Mary University of London