Adjunct Professors Program

Professor Barry Goldson – world leading scholar in Youth Justice joins QUT Adjunct Professors Program


Professor Barry Goldson – world leading scholar in Youth Justice has recently joined the  Adjunct Professors Program hosted by the Crime and Justice Research Centre, Faculty of Law, QUT.

Professor Barry Goldson currently holds the Charles Booth Chair of Social Science at the University of Liverpool, UK. He is the UK representative on the Panel of European Youth Researchers, an expert group established by the Council of Europe and the European Commission to advise on pan-European youth policy. Professor Goldson has researched and published extensively – particularly in the juvenile/youth justice fields. His most recent authored and/or edited books include: Youth Crime and Justice (Sage, 2006, with Muncie), Comparative Youth Justice (Sage, 2006, with Muncie), Dictionary of Youth Justice (Willan, 2008), Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice (an edited three-volume set of international ‘major works’, Sage 2009, with Muncie), Youth in Crisis? ‘Gangs’, Territoriality and Violence (Routledge, 2011), Youth Crime and Justice, 2nd edition (Sage, 2015, with Muncie) and Re-imagining Juvenile Justice (Routledge, 2015). He is the founding editor of Youth Justice: An international journal (Sage) –

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