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Prof Michael Rowe

Professor

Department: Social Sciences

He has an international reputation for his research and publications in the field of policing, paying particular attention to policing,culture and reforms, race and racism, police culture, and the policing of domestic violence. Other interests include on-line victimisation and offender desistance. He has published seven books on policing, crime, race and related issues and is the (co)author of 30 articles in scholarly journals. In recent years he has been a member of the Executive of the British Society of Criminology and Vice-President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology. From 2010-2012 he was an academic member of the Independent Police Commission chaired by Lord Stevens. Previously he was director of the Institute of Criminology at Victoria University Wellington and senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Leicester.

 

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Big Data Policing: Governing the Machines?, Rowe, M., Muir, R. 26 Feb 2021, Predictive Policing and Artificial Intelligence, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Understanding the Quiet Times: The Role of Periods of “Nothing Much Happening” in Police Work, Rowe, M., Rowe, M. 21 May 2021, In: Journal of Contemporary Ethnography
  • Understanding the status of evidence in policing research: reflections from a study of policing domestic abuse, Davies, P., Rowe, M., Brown, D., Biddle, P. 3 Jul 2021, In: Policing and Society
  • Happy Ever After? Making Sense of Narrative in Creating Police Values, Macauley, M., Rowe, M. 1 Sep 2020, In: Public Management Review
  • How Municipal Police Interact with Street Culture, Ross, J., Rowe, M. 6 Oct 2020, Routledge handbook of street culture, London ; New York, Routledge
  • Policing the Police: Challenges of democracy and accountability, Rowe, M. 5 Feb 2020
  • Themed Section: Introduction: ‘Home’ Environments: Crime, Victimisation and Safety, Davies, P., Rowe, M. Jun 2020, In: Howard Journal of Crime and Justice
  • Towards a Criminology of the Domestic, Davies, P., Rowe, M. Jun 2020, In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice
  • Democracy, Accountability and Evidence Based Policing: Who Calls the Shots?, Rowe, M., Morrell, K. 1 Apr 2019, Critical Reflections on Evidence Based Policing, Routledge
  • Giving Voice to the Victims of Sexual Assault: the Role of Police Leadership in Organisational Change, Rowe, M., Macauley, M. 10 Jun 2019, In: Policing

PGR Supervision

  • Marina Hasan Bullying and Harassment of Black and Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) Women Within The Police Service in England: Race, Gender and Police Culture Start Date: 15/12/2017 End Date: 11/06/2019
  • Rebecca Oswald Exploring the Impact of Meaningful Employment upon the Identity and Desistance Process of Young Offenders Start Date: 14/12/2017 End Date: 18/11/2020
  • Steven Kirby Policing Racist Violence in Newcastle upon Tyne Start Date: 01/07/2021
  • Donna Peacock From Underground Hacking to Ethical Hacking Start Date: 23/02/2011 End Date: 13/11/2014
  • Lynsey Pinchen Getting the Grease to the Squeak: Understanding the operational and cultural context in which science and evidence can enhance police practice Start Date: 01/10/2015
  • Steven Storey Intelligence Systems: Their tacit adoption and use with community-based offenders Start Date: 23/02/2017
  • Michael Smith Increasing the Diversity of Police Staff: a Misguided Approach to Improve Perceptions of the Police, or a Legitimate Method of Enhancing Confidence in the Police? Start Date: 01/10/2019

Qualifications

  • Philosophy PhD June 30 1998
  • Senior Fellow (SFHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2017


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