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Dr Mark Walters

Post:Reader in Criminal Law and CriminalJustice (Law, Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre)

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 876553
International:+44 1273 876553

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Mark Walters is a Reader in Criminal Law and Criminal Justice at Sussex Law School. Mark previously completed his doctorate in law (criminology) at the Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford (2012). He has also completed an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice (Research Methods) at the Centre for Criminology University of Oxford (2008) and an LLM specialising in criminal justice at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (2006). Mark's first degree (LLB, honours) was completed at Sussex University (2002).

Mark has previously held the positions of:

Tutor in law at Oxford Brookes University (2008-2011) where he taught criminal law and communication skills for lawyers

Visiting Fellow at UNSW, Sydney Australia (2011)

Tutor in Criminal Justice and Penology at St Catherine's College, Oxford University (2009), and

Lecturer in Law at UNSW, Sydney Australia (2004-2006) where he lectured criminal law, foundations of law and advanced legal research.

Community and Business

Mark is co-founder and co-Director of the International Network for Hate Studies. The Network aims to provide an accessible forum through which individuals and non-academic organisations can engage with the study of hate and hate crime in a manner which is both scholarly and accessible to all.