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Professor Paul Rock FBA

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About this Fellow

Paul Rock has been Emeritus Professor Sociology at the London School of Economics since 2008. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of the Regulatory Institutions Network of the Australian National University. He has been a Visiting Professor at a number of institutions, including Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, the Solicitor General of Canada and the University of Macau. His interests focus on the development of criminal justice policies, especially for victims, and criminological theory. He has just completed his portion of an official history of criminal justice.

Website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/sociology/people/paul-rock

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970
  • Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1970
  • Professor of Social Institutions, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970
  • Emeritus Professor of Social Institutions, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970
  • Emeritus Professor of Social Institutions, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970

Publications

The Social World of an English Crown Court 1993

Making People Pay, 1973 and 2013

11. Victims, Policy-Making and Criminological Theory: Selected Essays, 2010

A view from the shadows 1986

Reconstructing a women's prison 1996

After homicide 1998

Constructing Victims' Rights 2004

Other Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics Fellows

Professor Lindsay Paterson

Educational stratification; social mobility; education and civic values; history of education; the culture, society and politics of Scotland; quantitative methods in social science

Professor Jennifer Ozga

The governing of education in Europe and in the constituent nations of the UK, comparative work on education policy making, with a focus on data, knowledge and elites

Professor Peter Buckley

International Business, The Theory of the Multinational Enterprise, Strategy of Multinational Enterprises, Foreign Direct Investment with special reference to Foreign Direct Investment from Emerging Markets (India and China)

Professor Henri Leridon

The demographic study of human reproduction (fertility, sterility, medically assisted reproduction, contraception, sexual behavior); family (marriage, cohabitation, structures) and population dynamics