Mike Hough

Professor Mike Hough

Emeritus Professor, School of Law

Mike Hough is Emeritus Professor at the School of Law, Birkbeck, University of London and previously University of London Professor of Criminal Policy from 2003 until 2016. He is a member of the Institute for Crime & Justice Policy Research (ICPR), which he founded and directed until his retirement in 2016. ICPR is one of the major UK centres for academic policy research on criminal justice. Mike’s research interests include: procedural justice theory; public perceptions of crime and punishment; crime measurement and crime trends; and sentencing. He has around 300 publications. He was President of the British Society of Criminology from 2008 until 2011.

A list of Mike's main publications is available here