Academic Case study – Professor in Criminology and Public Policy

by Sarah Marten

Professor Peter Squires works in the Faculty of Health and Social Science at the University of Brighton where he heads a team undertaking influential research into various aspects of criminology, including gun crime. The many undergraduate and postgraduate students benefit from his engaging and entertaining lectureship style and friendly open-door approach. Professor Squires started his academic career as a lecturer at the University of Brighton in 1986, and has seen student numbers in his department increase ten-fold. He recently talked to Sarah Marten about his fascinating role.

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