Mary Bosworth

mary bosworth

Mary Bosworth 

Professor of Criminology
Director, Centre for Criminology
Co-director, Border Criminologies 


Affiliation: Faculty of Law, Centre for Criminology
Expert in: Borders and detention
Geographic focus: International, UK, Europe, Australia



Bosworth conducts research into the ways in which prisons,immigration detention centres and deportation uphold notions of race, gender and citizenship and how those who are subject to these practices or work in these fields negotiate their daily lives. Her research is international and comparative and has included work conducted in Britain, France, Greece, the US and Australia.


Happy to be contacted by policymakers, journalists, scholars or prospective students

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