Maynooth announces appointment of criminology professor

Claire Hamilton
Claire Hamilton

Maynooth University Department of Law has announced the appointment of Claire Hamilton as professor of criminology.

Professor Hamilton joined the Department as a senior lecturer in 2015, and has been instrumental in setting up undergraduate and postgraduate criminology programmes.

She is the author/editor of four books, most recently the Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology, and has published widely in national and international journals including the British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology and the European Journal of Criminology.

Professor Hamilton recently completed a comparative research project into counter-terrorism funded by the Irish Research Council New Horizons Research Project Scheme.

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