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Overview of Staff & Associates at the Centre of Criminology, UCT

Staff & Associates

Staff & Associates

A/Prof. Julie Berg

Julie is an Associate Professor In the Department of Public Law and the Director of the Centre of Criminology. Her research focuses primarily on innovations in security governance (in Africa), collaborative policing and policing networks, as well as issues of legitimacy, accountability, and democratic security for the public good. Her current research projects include a focus on campus safety, private security regulation in Africa, and models of safety governance in communities.  

Dr. Andrew Faull

Andrew is a Senior Researcher at the Centre of Criminology and Editor of the journal South African Crime Quarterly. His research explores public policing in South Africa with an emphasis on how organisational culture and personal identity shape police practice. He has previously researched and written about police integrity, professionalism, and oversight in South Africa, and the measurement of performance in police and police oversight bodies. Andrew was educated at the Universities of Oxford and Cape Town, and has worked and volunteered in provincial government, the South African Police Service (SAPS) and NGO sectors. His forthcoming book, Police Work and Identity: A South African Ethnography, will be published by Routledge in 2017.

 

Dr. Simon Howell

Simon is a senior researcher at the Centre of Criminology. His research focuses on gangs and drug markets, predominantly in Cape Town, on which he has published extensively.

 

Dr. Annette Hübschle-Finch

Annette Hübschle-Finch is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Centre of Criminology. She is setting up the Environmental Security Observatory (ESO), a joint initiative of the Centre, the Global Risk Governance Programme (located in the Institute for Humanities in Africa at UCT) and the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime.

Theresa Hume

Theresa joined the Centre as Administrator in 2015 and has, through various projects, engaged in models to support individuals to re-imagine and transform the way in which governance is accomplished through safety and security.  Theresa is passionate about open and free access to knowledge for all, as well as innovation through collaboration.  

Prof. Mark Shaw

 

 

 

Mark holds the NRF Chair in African Justice and Security and is the Director of the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime. Mark worked for 12 years at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).  His research focus is on illicit markets and organized crime. 

Prof. Clifford Shearing

Clifford is a Professor, Senior Scholar and Research Chair in Law and Climate Change at the University of Cape Town. He also holds a Professorship in Criminology at the Griffith Institute of Criminology, Griffith University, Australia and an Adjunct Professorship in Criminology at the University of Montreal.

Mr. Matthew Skade

Matt is currently working as a Senior Research Officer in the Centre of Criminology, and is an MPhil student in Criminology with the Faculty of Law at UCT.  Matt’s work experience spans over 15 years with extensive experience in project management, research, relationship management, NGO management, social entrepreneurship, business management and strategic management roles. 

 

Dr. Gail Super

Dr. Gail Super works in the field of Punishment and Society, her most recent research being on the intersections between technologies of punishment and crime prevention in marginalized urban areas. She has published in international peer reviewed journals, including The British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Law and Society Review and Punishment and Society.  Her book, ‘Governing through crime in South Africa’ was published by Ashgate in 2013.

Prof. Elrena Van der Spuy

Elrena is the Head of the Department of Public Law in the Faculty of Law. She has worked extensively on policing in the South African context, and is currently focusing on the impact of Commissions of Inquiry on policing reform and has published extensively.