Professor Stuart Lister

Professor Stuart Lister


I joined the School of Law in 2001, working on a series of linked research projects in the areas of policing and security. In 2004, I was appointed to a lectureship in the School to teach and research criminal justice, criminology and victimology.


  • Head of Faculty of Social Sciences Graduate School
  • White Rose Doctoral Training Partnership - Institutional lead

Research interests

My research interests come together around exploring the changes and continuities in the provision, role, function and effectiveness of contemporary policing and security endeavours.In particular, I have a long-standing interest in the governance and accountability of policing and security. 

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>

Professional memberships

  • British Society of Criminology
  • British Psychological Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research groups and institutes

  • Centre for Criminal Justice Studies

Current postgraduate researchers

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>The school welcomes enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>