Job: Criminology Lecturer
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences
Research group(s): Criminology Research Group
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: 0116 257 7988
Adam joined the Criminology and Criminal Justice Division after finishing his PhD at the University of Glasgow, and prior to that completed a MSc in Applied Social Research in Criminology from the University of Stirling and an Honours degree in Criminological studies from Abertay University.
He has conducted research and published around the securitisation of sporting mega-events, security governance and policing, and the influence of urban regeneration on perceptions of crime and (in)security.
Aitken, A., (2020) Seeking invention: creating an informed citizenry in the governance of security at sporting mega-events, Policing and Society, DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2020.1741586
Aitken, A., (2018) Glasgow 2014 commonwealth games: a visual presentation of security in the pre-event phase. Visual methodologies, 6 (1), 1–24.
Host City Glasgow: how it set the standard for urban rebirth, The Conversation, July 8th, 2014.
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