Lacey, Nicola

Professor Nicola Lacey  


Position held

Professor of Law


Professor of Social Policy


Professor of Gender


Experience keywords:

comparative political economy of crime and punishment; criminal justice; criminal law; law and gender

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I am currently working on three projects: on the historical development and institutional drivers of conceptions of criminal responsibility; with David Soskice, on 'American Exceptionalism' in crime, punishment and indices of inequality such as residential segregation and child poverty; and with Hanna Pickard (Birmingham and Oxford) on the philosophy and psychology of punishment.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Law; Policy and Regulatory Bodies


French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

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020 7486 2966


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Swiney Prize 2004 ; Hans Sigrist Prize 2011

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