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Dr Michael Naughton

Dr Michael Naughton

Dr Michael Naughton
BSc, PhD(Bristol)

Reader in Sociology and Law

Office 3.26
Wills Memorial Building,
Queen's Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Summary

Biography

Dr Michael Naughton is a Reader in Sociology and Law across the Law School and the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies (SPAIS). He obtained his BSc (Hons) in Sociology (First Class) (1996) and PhD in Sociology (2003) at Bristol. He was an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Sociology in 2003. He was appointed to a Lectureship at Bristol in 2004, progressed to Senior Lecturer in 2007 and promoted to a Readership in 2012.

Michael has researched and written extensively on the concept of "miscarriages of justice" and issues relating to wrongful conviction and imprisonment. He is the author or editor of four books: The Innocent and the Criminal Justice System (2013); Claims of Innocence: An introduction to wrongful convictions and how they might be challenged; (2011); The Criminal Cases Review Commission: Hope for the Innocent? (Editor, 2009); and, Rethinking Miscarriages of Justice: Beyond the tip of the iceberg (2007).

In addition, he has over 50 further publications in peer-reviewed academic journals, edited book collections, professional journals, broadsheet newspapers and official reports, many of which are freely available on his personal website: michaeljnaughton.com

Teaching

  • Criminology - (U/G Law, Unit Coordinator)
  • A Sociology of Crime and Justice - (U/G Sociology. Unit Coordinator)
  • Crime, Justice and Society - (LAW, U/G)

Supervision: Dr Naughton welcomes applications from promising PhD students in any of his teaching and research areas.

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