Professor Clive Walker
Professor of Criminal Justice Studies
I obtained my LLB from the University of Leeds in 1975, Leeds and my PhD from the University of Manchester in 1982.
I was a practicing solicitor from 1976 to 1978. Since then, I have been a lecturer at the University of Manchester and a lecturer and senior lecturer at the University of Leeds.
In 1993, I was appointed to my current post of Professor of Criminal Justice Studies.
I have been the director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies and Head of the School of Law.
I have held visiting professorships at the University of Louisville, (1993), George Washington University (1995), the University of Connecticut (2003), Stanford University (2006), the University of Washington (2006), the University of Melbourne (2007), the Institute of advanced Legal Studies (University of London) (2009), and the University of New South Wales (2012).
Scholarly and Research Interests
My main research interests are in the fields of:
- terrorism and the law
- police powers
- media law
- civil liberties and human rights
- public law.
I teach modules on the following topics:
- forensic process
- terrorism and law
- civil liberties
I am keen to consider promising research degree candidates in the following fields:
- forensic process
- terrorism and law.
I have supervised numerous students at PhD, MPhil and MA level [PDF link].
Walker, C. (2011) Terrorism and the Law, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Walker, C. and Broderick, J. (2006) The Civil Contingencies Act 2004: Risk, Resilience and the Law in the United Kingdom, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Akdeniz, Y., Walker, C., and Wall, D. (2000) The Internet, Law and Society London: Longman.
Media Contact Areas
My main area of research on which I publish and speak is terrorism.
- Room: 2.17, The Liberty Building
- Tel: 0113 343 5022
- Fax:0113 343 5056
- Email: C.P.Walker@leeds.ac.uk