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Angus Nurse

Angus Nurse

Head of Department

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)
Sociology

Role

Head of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Research into green criminology and human rights.

Career overview

Associate Professor Environmental Justice, Middlesex University  (2016-2021)

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Middlesex University (2013-2016)

Lecturer in Criminology, Birmingham City University (2011-2013)

Research Fellow in Compensation Culture, University of Lincoln law School (2008-2011)

Investigator, Commission for Local Administration in England (the Local Government Ombudsman) (2000-2008)

Research areas

Angus works primarily in the area of green criminology with an emphasis on wildlife crime and corporate environmental crime.  
He has conducted research commissioned by Government Departments, NGOs and private organisations.

He has also conducted research into the conflicts between human rights and criminal justice.

External activity

Wild Animal Welfare Committee

Angus is a member of the Wild Animal Welfare Committee (WAWC)  an independent group that provides an evidence base for evaluating, monitoring assessing  and improving decisions affecting the welfare of free-living wild animals in the UK.  All of the members of WAWC serve in an individual capacity and are appointed to bring a high level of expertise and experience to areas affecting the welfare of wild animals in the UK.

UK Centre for Animal Law

Angus is co-chair of the Wildlife Law Working Group for the UK Centre for Animal Law.