Speaker at the Social Sciences Oxford Minds panel discussion series on the topic of Justice.
Carolyn Hoyle is Professor of Criminology and served as Director of the Centre for Criminology between 2012 and 2017. She has published empirical and theoretical research on a number of criminological topics including domestic violence, policing, restorative justice, the death penalty, and wrongful convictions. She is author of Reasons to Doubt: Wrongful Convictions and the Criminal Cases Review Commission (Oxford University Press 2019), editor with Mary Bosworth and Lucia Zedner of Changing Contours of Criminal Justice (Oxford University Press 2016), co-author with Roger Hood of The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective (Oxford University Press 2015), and author of C Hoyle, Negotiating Domestic Violence: Police, Criminal Justice and Victims (Oxford University Press 1998) She teaches courses on the MSc in Criminology & Criminal Justice on: 'Restorative Justice'; 'The Death Penalty'; 'Victims', and 'Academic Communication Skills'. She has recently concluded research into applications to the Criminal Cases Review Commission concerning alleged miscarriages of justice. She is currently working on studies of foreign nationals at risk of capital punishment in Malaysia, funded by the British Academy and the University of Oxford John Fell Fund, and carrying out various projects on the death penalty in Indonesia and Zimbabwe with ‘The Death Penalty Project’.