Professor Roger Hood
Roger Hood graduated in sociology at the London School of Economics, took his Ph.D. at the Cambridge Institute of Criminology, and Doctor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford. He is now Emeritus Professor of Criminology at Oxford University and an Emeritus Fellow of All Souls. From 1973 to 2003 he was Director of the Oxford Centre for Criminology. He has received the Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology for 'Distinguished International Contributions to Criminology' (1986), the Cesare Beccaria Medal from the International Society of Social Defence (2011); and the ESC European Criminology Award 'for a lifetime contribution as a European criminologist' (2012). He was consultant to the United Nations on capital punishment, leading to publication of The Death Penalty: a Worldwide Perspective (1st ed. 1989, 5th ed. with Carolyn Hoyle, 2015). Since retirement he has held visiting professorships at the University of Virginia, Hong Kong University and the City University of Hong Kong. Recently he has published research for The Death Penalty Project on the mandatory death penalty in Trinidad and in Malaysia. He has been appointed CBE, for services to the study of criminology, Honorary QC, and Hon Ll.D by Birmingham and Edinburgh Napier Universities.
All Souls College University of Oxford Professor Emeritus of Criminology, University of Oxford and Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College
Jan 2003 -
University of Oxford Fellow of All Souls College, Reader, Professor of Criminology and Director of Centre for Criminological Research
Jan 1973 -
University of Cambridge Assistant Director of Research, Institute of Criminology
Jan 1967 - Jan 1973
University of Durham Lecturer in Social Administration
Jan 1963 - Jan 1967
Key Issues in Criminology 1970
A Fair Hearing? Ethnic Minorities in the Criminal Courts 2005
Confronting Capital Punishment in Asia 2013
A history of English criminal law: vol 5, The emergence of penal policy 1986
The death penalty: a world-wide perspective 1989, 5th edition 2015
Race and sentencing 1992
Professor Kieran McEvoy FBA
The relationship between law, transitional justice and conflict transformation including; apologies, truth recovery, politically motivated prisoners, ex-combatants, victims, amnesties, human rights, restorative justice and the role and agency of lawyers.
Professor John Langbein
English, European & American legal history; comparative law, with particular attention to modern German civil & criminal procedure; Anglo-American equity, trust, pension & employee benefit law.