Thomas Ellis is a principal lecturer at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth. His areas of expertise include Japanese criminal justice, youth justice, prisons, prostitution, and race, diversity and criminal justice, where he sits on the Ministry of Justice's Race Statistics Advisory Board. Until 1999, he worked for the Home Office Research, Development and Statistics Directorate and also had a two-year spell at UNICRI based in Rome. Tom is also an external member of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) Research Panel.
- Project management, fieldwork, survey design, quantitative and qualitative analysis in large and small scale research and evaluation studies
- Police Body Worn Video Cameras (BBC report / Isle of Wight evaluation)
- Japanese and Korean criminal justice
- Youth justice
- Race, diversity and criminal justice
- Combat Sports