Roger Hopkins Burke is Principal Lecturer in Criminology. He provides academic leadership and support to the Sociology Division in the area of scholarship, research and publication.
Roger was a junior manager in the civil service before being a mature entrant to academia. His first post was as a researcher at the then Trent Polytechnic working initially with Professor Nick Tilley between 1988 and 1994.
He was a Lecturer in Criminal Justice at the Scarman Centre for the Study of Public Order at the University of Leicester between 1994 and 1999 where he played a significant part in the creation of the successful Masters' programme by distance learning and commenced his successful publishing career.