Hannah Quirk

Hannah Quirk


  • Reader in Criminal Law, Laws
    • WC2R 2LS

      United Kingdom

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    Biographical details

    Hannah Quirk is Reader in Criminal Law. Before starting at King's, she was Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law and Justice at the University of Manchester. She has also worked at the Criminal Cases Review Commission and the Legal Services Research Centre. Hannah has been a visiting scholar at Fordham Law School (New York), Melbourne Law School and Queen's University Belfast. She has supervised 7 successful PhD students and is willing to consider applications in her research area. Hannah is on the editorial board of The Criminal Law Review and Legal Studies. She appears regularly in the media discussing aspects of criminal justice.

    Research interests (short)

    Wrongful convictions / miscarriages of justice, sentencing, right of silence

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    Social and Political Sciences, Master of Arts, University of Cambridge

    Criminology, Master of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

    Legal Studies, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wolverhampton

    External positions

    Trustee, The Sentencing Academy

    2018 → …

    Transform Justice

    2018 → …

    Board Member, JUSTICE



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