Our members

The CCR is located in the School of Law, but made up of staff and PGR members across a number of academic departments at the University of Sheffield. We also have regular visitors to the CCR from the UK and overseas, who are included in the list below.


Below is a list of Centre members. You will be able to view each member's profile by clicking on the member's name.


Name Role in Cluster Department
Skinns, Professor Layla Director School of Law
Ali, Professor Parveen Deputy Director School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery
Bennett, Professor Christopher Deputy Director Department of Philosophy (Head of Department)
Hutton, Dr Marie Assistant Director School of Law

Rose Hay, Dr Emily

Assistant Director School of Law
Morales-Gomez, Dr Ana Assistant Director School of Law



Allen, Dr Angsgar School of Education
Allen, Dr Jackson School of Law
Atkinson, Professor Rowland Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Bacon, Dr Matthew School of Law
Batchelor, Dr Diana  School of Law
Birdi, Dr Kamaljit Management School
Blakeley, Professor Ruth J Department of Politics and International Relations
Bottoms, Sir Anthony School of Law
Britton, Dr Jo Department of Sociological Studies
Brooks, Dr Sarah Management School
Brown, Dr Mark School of Law
Chamberlain, Dr Jim Department of Philosophy
Clark, Dr Tom Department of Sociological Studies
Cochrane, Dr Alasdair Department of Politics and International Relations
Collinson, Dr Jonathan  School of Law
Connelly, Dr Laura Department of Sociological Studies
Cooper-Knock, SJ Department of Sociological Studies/School of Law
Craven, Dr Richard School of Law 
Dick, Professor Penny Management School
Dominey, Dr Jane School of Law 
Duffy, Professor Rosaleen Department of Politics and International Relations
Duriesmith, Dr David Department of Politics and International Relations
Ellis, Dr Heather School of Education
Ellis, Dr Katie Division of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Allied Health Professions, Nursing and Midwifery
Farrall, Professor Stephen School of Law
Finlay, Dr Jayne Information School
Flint, Professor John Faculty of Social Sciences
Fotios, Professor Steve School of Architecture
Ghuneim, Lana School of Law
Hayes, Dr David School of Law
Holdaway, Professor Simon School of Law
Hughes, Professor Nathan Department of Sociological Studies
Kirkham, Dr Richard School of Law
L'Hoiry, Dr Xavier Department of Sociological Studies
Laub, Dr Malte Department of Politics and International Relations
Lenman, Jimmy Department of Philosophy
Lomas, Dr Jessica Department for Lifelong Learning
Louise, Dr Helen Department of Politics and International Relations
Marsh, Emeritus Professor Peter Department of Sociological Studies
Matheson, Dr Jesse Department of Economics
Meth, Dr Paula Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Molloy, Dr Ciara School of Law
Panagiotidi, Dr Maria  
Parton, Dr Loren Department of Sociological Studies
Pattie, Professor Charles Department of Politics
Peacock, Dr Chloe School of Law 
Percival, Professor Richard School of Law
Priede, Dr Camilla Department for Lifelong Learning
Pryce, Professor Gwilym Department of Economics
Purshouse, Dr Joe School of Law
Rice, Dr Lindsey School of Law
Robinson, Dr Gwen School of Law
Rogers, Dr Michaela Department of Sociological Studies
Sekol, Dr Ivana School of Law
Shapland, Professor Joanna School of Law
Sharpe, Dr Gilly School of Law
Sikes, Emeritus Professor Pat School of Education
Smith, Dr Rivka School of Law
Sorsby, Dr Angela School of Law
Stampnitzky, Dr Lisa Department of Politics
Stevens, Dr Amy Department of Sociological Studies
Topakas, Dr Anna Management School
Wang, Dr Bo School of Law
Watt, Dr Peter School of Languages and Cultures
White, Dr Adam School of Law
Williams, Professor Colin C Management School
Withington, Professor Phil Department of History
Wykes, Dr Maggie School of Law

PGR Members

Bari, Hussain School of Law
Barritt, Vickie  Department of Sociological Studies
Christian, Natalie School of Law
Darley, Danica Department of Sociological Studies
Dinca, Theodora School of Law
Edwards, Katrina School of Law
Eve Orange School of Law
Fisher, Hayley School of Law
Hunt, Adam School of Law
Lilley, Caroline School of Law
Martini, Dwi School of Law
Mikolajewska, Marta School of Law
Mishra, Ankita     Department of Psychology
Payne, Frances Department of Politics and International Relations
Sheikh, Md Mamunur Rashid Department of Sociological Studies
Sklavou, Maria School of Law
Theodosiou, Vasiliki School of Law
Zounouzi, Human Seyed  

Visiting academics 

Current Visitors

Name of visitor Visitor position Role and institution Period Academic host
GraceDr Sara   Visiting Lecturer Lecturer in Criminology, University of Salford 1 September 2023 to 31 August 2024 Professor Layla Skinns
Menzies, Inspector Anton Visiting Scholar Senior Policy Manager (Police custody and Criminal Justice), College of Policing. 26 February 2024 to 25 February 2025 Professor Layla Skinns
Nsibande, Zodwa Visiting Scholar Programme Activist, Church Land Programme, South Africa. 24 June 2024 to 26 July
Dr SJ Cooper-Knock
FangProfessor Yeyuan  Visiting Academic Jilin University of Finance and Economics, China. 1 July 2024 to 30 June 2025 Dr Bo Wang
OlofinbiyiProfessor Sogo Angel  Visiting Scholar University of Venda, South Africa 1 September 2024 to 30
September 2024
Dr SJ Cooper-Knock
Roberts, Professor Andrew  Visiting Professor University of Melbourne tbc Dr Joe Purshouse