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Assistant professor criminology, University of Nottingham

Assistant professor in Criminology at the University of Nottingham. Research expertise lies in community sanctions and measures, criminal sentencing, governance and social control, comparative criminal justice, and Chinese studies. Author of Governance, Social Control and Legal Reform in China: Community Sanctions and Measures (Palgrave Macmillan 2018). Winner of the Asian Criminological Society Dintinguished Book Prize 2019. Non-practicing attorney in China.

Latest publication on digital feminism, sex offender registration and local penal reforms in China can be found here:
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10611-020-09897-z

Experience

  • 2022–present
    Assistant professor , University of Nottingham
  • 2020–2022
    Senior Lecturer , University of Hertfordshire
  • 2015–2020
    Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Nottingham, PhD, comparative criminal justice and penology

Publications

  • 2020
    Exploring the Bottom-Up Reform of Sex Offender Registration in China: Carceral Feminism and Populist Authoritarianism, Crime, Law and Social Change-Springer
  • 2018
    Governance, Social Control and Legal Reform in China: Community Sanctions and Measures (Winner of the Asian Criminological Society Distinguished Book Prize 2019), Palgrave Macmillan

Grants and Contracts

  • 2021
    Equality and Diversity in the Work of the Sentencing Council
    Role:
    Principal investigator
    Funding Source:
    Ministry of Justice, UK

Professional Memberships

  • British Society of Criminology
  • European Society of Criminology
  • Asian Criminological Society