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Dr Harry Annison LLB (Soton), MSc, DPhil (Oxon)

Associate Professor in Criminal Law, Co-Director for the Centre for Law, Policy and Society (CLPS)

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Dr Harry Annison is an Associate Professor in Criminal Law and Criminology at Southampton Law School and Co-Director of the Centre for Law, Policy and Society (CLPS).

His expertise and knowledge spans law, politics and criminology. His areas of interest include penal policy, the politics of crime control and he has a sustained interest in the practical and theoretical issues relating to ‘dangerous offenders’ and indeterminate sentencing. 

LLB (Soton) 2006; MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice (Oxon) 2009; DPhil Criminology (Oxon) 2013.

His research centres primarily upon penal politics and policymaking, analysing the beliefs and practices that inform criminal justice policy. He also has a keen interest in indeterminate sentencing , and the theoretical and practical issues raised therein. His first monograph Dangerous Politics was published by Oxford University Press in October 2015. His work has been published in leading journals including the British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology and The Journal of Law and Society.

Dr Annison has also conducted research on criminal justice practice, serving as co-investigator on a project researching Integrated Offender Management (IOM) for Thames Valley Police and Thames Valley Probation. He has also collaborated with the Howard League for Penal Reform on its ‘What is Justice?’ symposium, including the ‘One Idea for Change’ and ‘Ideas for Justice’ initiatives.

Harry welcomes enquiries from prospective doctoral applicants in his fields of interest.

Research interests

My primary research interests include penal politics and policymaking, analysing the beliefs and practices that inform criminal justice policy. I also have a keen interest in indeterminate sentencing , and the theoretical and practical issues raised therein.

I additionally have interests in - and have conducted research in the past – on inter–agency working, probation policy and issues surrounding sexual consent.

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Centre for Law, Policy and Society (CLPS)

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I provide research-informed teaching in areas including criminal law, criminal justice, philosophy of law and penal policy.

Dr Harry Annison
Southampton Law School, Building 4 University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ UK

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