BiographyI am Professor of Criminology in the Department of Social Sciences at Loughborough University, having previously been an Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Swansea University. My primary research interests are youth justice, youth crime prevention and social justice, particularly the promotion of positive, children first ways of working with children embroiled in the Youth Justice System. My scholarship in this area includes the book 'Positive Youth Justice' (Haines and Case 2015) and 'Understanding Youth Offending: Risk Factor Research, Policy and Practice' (Case and Haines 2009). I am also the lead author of the 'Criminology' textbook (Case et al 2017).
I am a Director of the Standing Committee for Youth Justice and sit on the steering group of the Association of Panel Members.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
I have conducted large-scale funded research for the Leverhulme Trust, Home Office, Youth Justice Board, Welsh Government and National Institute for Health and Social Care. In 2013, I was awarded the Howard League Research Medal (with my colleague Professor Kevin Haines) for an evaluation of the Swansea Bureau youth crime diversion programme and in 2008 I won the British Society of Criminology Brian Williams Prize for outstanding scholarship by a young criminologist. I am currently the Principal Investigator on a Leverhulme-funded project entitled 'Exploring the language barrier to engagement in youth justice assessment interview practice'.
By: Stephen Case
My new textbook with Routledge, entitled 'Youth Justice: A Critical Introduction', is published on March 16th, 2018.
Published: Nov 22, 2017
Presentation at the YJB Convention 2017
Published: Mar 28, 2017
Published: May 01, 2017
TEDx presentation at Loughborough University