Dr. Mike Nellis
University of Strathclyde
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Ethics and the Electronic Monitoring of Offenders
Dr. Mike Nellis is Emeritus Professor of Criminal and Community Justice School of Law, University of Strathclyde. He is a member of the Religious Society of Friends, also known as the Quakers, and has published extensively on Quaker views of punishment and penal reform. He is a board member of the Howard League Scotland. Formerly a social worker with young offenders, he was also involved in training probation officers at the University of Birmingham. He has a Ph.D. from the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge.
Dr. Nellis has written widely on the cultural politics of penal reform, including prison movies and prisoner autobiographies on the changing fortunes of probation service, alternatives to imprisonment and particularly, the electronic monitoring of offenders.
The St. Paul’s College University Affiliation Lecture is sponsored by the University of Manitoba, The Ph.D. and Joint M.A. Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies, and St. Paul’s College, with financial support provided by Aikins Law.