Cheliotis, Leonidas

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom
Leonidas K. Cheliotis is a Chancellor's Fellow in Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Law and Society at the School of Law, University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the political economy of crime, violence and punitiveness, as well as on the implementation of criminal justice policies and their socio-economic consequences for targeted populations. In 2013, he received the Critical Criminologist of the Year Award by the Division on Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology.