University of Lincoln School of Law
Matthew Hall graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield in 2007 having previously graduated from Sheffield's MA in International Criminology programme. He became a Lecturer in Law and Criminal Justice in 2008 and a Senior Lecturer in 2011 both at the University of Sheffield School of Law. In 2014 Matthew was appointed Professor of Law and Criminal Justice and Head of Research at the University of Lincoln School of Law. He has been interviewed on behalf of the European Commission as an expert contributor in the field of victimology to assist the development of a new Directive on victims’ rights and has also advised the South African Department of Justice and Constitutional Development concerning a review of South Africa’s Victim Empowerment Scheme. More recently Matthew has pioneered research on environmental victimisation and the application environmental justice principles in the criminal justice system at the national and international levels.
Vol. 3 No. 2 (2014)