Dr Mark Walters
|Post:||Reader in Criminal Law and CriminalJustice (Law, Sussex Rights and Justice Research Centre)|
|Location:||FREEMAN CENTRE G03|
|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) specialising in hate crime and restorative justice 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 is currently working on the following research projects:
- Principal invesitgator (UK) - The Life Cycle of a Hate Crime (funded by EU DG Justice)
- Co-investigator - The Sussex Hate Crime Project: Indirect Impacts of Hate Crime (funded by the Levehulme Trust)
- Co-investigator - Policing Hate Crime: Modernising the Craft (funded by the College of Policing/HEFCE)
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.