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Dr Joseph Janes

Lecturer in Criminology, Criminology, Sociology and Social Policy

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602490

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Joe is a lecturer in Criminology and member of the employability team at the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law. He is also a member of the Children’s Rights Research and Innovative Youth Justice Groups.

Joe’s doctoral research focuses on youth justice in Wales in particular the role and influence of Welsh youth offending teams in the context of pre-devolution youth justice.

Prior to beginning an academic career with Swansea University, Joe worked in a practice-based environment at Llamau, supporting vulnerable young people resettle into housing and offering both career and professional development support.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Youth Justice
  • Devolution
  • Elite Interviewing
  • Project Evaluation
  • Welsh Policy

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Youth Justice
  • The Politics of Crime Control
  • Penology and Punishment
  • The Criminal Justice System
Award Highlights Collaborations