Baker, David

University of Liverpool

United Kingdom

Dr David Baker is Research Lead in the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool. His work focuses on preventable deaths, death investigation and holding governmental organisations to account. He is the author of two books on police related deaths, the latest of which is ‘Police Related Deaths in the United States’ published in 2021 by Lexington Books. He has published extensively in academic journals and has also appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Four Thought’, in addition to contributing articles to The New Statesman and The Conversation. His latest work focuses on preventable deaths in mental healthcare that occur in inpatient, outpatient, community and criminal justice settings.