Professor Mike Rowe
Professor of Criminology at Northumbria University
Mike Rowe joined Northumbria University in 2009 as Reader in Criminology. He was previously director of the Institute of Criminology at Victoria University Wellington and senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Leicester.
His teaching and research interests have focused on issues relating to policing in broad terms but particular attention to policing, race and racism, police culture, and the policing of domestic violence. He has published widely on these and other topics and is currently writing a book on race and crime for Sage.
Mike has completed a variety of research projects examining police diversity training, police occupational culture, the use of positive arrest policies in response to domestic violence and other policing-related matters. Additionally he has researched issues such as youth perspectives on graffiti, race and disproportionality in the criminal justice system, and public perceptions of and attitudes towards crime.