Professor in Residence

In 2012 the AIPM commenced a Professor in Residence program. As part of this program, the AIPM hosts an internationally recognised academic for up to 4 weeks to undertake research with the AIPM and contribute to the academic work of the Institute. The Professor in Residence program provides the opportunity for highly distinguished academics to enrich the AIPM learning experience by hosting a workshop or seminar series.

2016 Professor Gloria Laycock OBE

Gloria Laycock graduated in psychology from University College London in 1968 and completed her PhD at UCL in 1975. She worked in the Home Office for over thirty years of which almost Prof Gloria Laycocktwenty years were spent on research and development in the policing and crime prevention fields. She has extensive research experience in the UK and has acted as a consultant and trainer on policing and crime prevention in Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, India, South Africa and the Middle East.

In 1999 she was awarded an International Visiting Fellowship by the United States Department of Justice based in Washington DC. She returned to the UK in April 2001 from a four-month consultancy at the Australian Institute of Criminology in Canberra to become Founding Director of the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science. In 2010 she took special leave from UCL to establish the Community Policing and Police Science Institute in Abu Dhabi, UAE. She has now returned to UCL as Professor of Crime Science and is Director of the Commissioned Partnership Research Consortium of eight UK universities supporting the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2008 for services to crime policy.

Professor Laycock will be in residence 29 Feb – 2 March 2016. Stay tuned for upcoming workshop details.

2015 Professor Betsy Stanko OBE

Professor Betsy Stanko OBE is Head, Evidence and Insight, Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime in London.

For over a decade, she worked inside Corporate Development, London Metropolitan Police Service, establishing a social research function alongside performance analysis. In her first life, she was a professor of criminology, teaching and researching at Clark University (USA), Brunel University, Cambridge University and Royal Holloway, University of London (where she is an Emeritus Professor of Criminology).

She has published over 80 books and articles over her academic career. The most cited of these works is Intimate Intrusions: Women’s Experiences of Male Violence, published in 1985, and reissued as an ebook by Routledge in 2013. She has been awarded a number of lifetime achievement awards from the American Society of Criminology, most notably the Vollmer Award (1996), recognising outstanding influence of her academic work on criminal justice practice. From 1997-2002 she was the Director of the ESRC Violence Research Programme. In 2002, she joined the Cabinet Office, in the Prime Minister’s Office of Public Services Reform.

In 2013 she was a member of the Adebowale Commission on Mental Health and Policing. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, a visiting scholar at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, and a Visiting Professor both at UCL and City University London. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2014 Birthday Honours List.


2014 Winthrop Professor David Day

David V. Day is Winthrop Professor and Woodside Chair in Leadership and Management at The University of Western Australia Business School.

David-day-smDay has core research interests in the areas of leadership and leadership development. He is the lead author on An Integrative Approach to Leader Development (Routledge, 2009) and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2014). He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology and as a Consulting Editor for several other scholarly journals.

Day is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Day was awarded the 2010 Walter F. Ulmer Research Award from the Center for Creative Leadership (USA) for outstanding, career-long contributions to applied leadership research.

Learn more about Professor Day.

2013 – Professor Philip Stenning


Professor in Residence Phillip Stenning

Professor Philip Stenning  was the AIPM’s Professor in Residence in October and November this year.
During Professor Stenning’s residency the AIPM hosted a symposium focusing on public-private policing. The day brought together policing providers together with world-leading academics to discuss the nexus between public and private policing, the emergence of new security frontiers, and how both the public and private sectors can best negotiate these. To access the presentations from this event please click here.

As part of his time with the AIPM Professor Stenning also participated in a videoed question and answer session, which will be made available on the AIPM website. Professor Stenning also delivered a presentation at a seminar held at the University of Sydney.

To learn more about Professor Stenning, please click here.


2012 – Professor Mike Hough

Professor Mike Hough

A key component of Professor Hough’s residency was an International Colloquium on Organisational and Procedural Justice held at the AIPM. This event brought leading academics from Australia, the UK and the US together with high ranking police from across Australia to discuss the extant research on organisational and procedural justice, and specifically the implications for policing. During Professor Hough’s residency he also presented a seminar at the University of Sydney, titled Truth in justice, legitimacy and compliance with the law. This seminar presented the   results of a large-scale empirical test of procedural justice theory in 26  European countries. Professor Hough also delivered a seminar to AIPM alumni  which examined the impact of the fiscal crisis on policing in England and Wales and a Webinar discussing Police and Crime Commissioners in the UK and in particular the risks and opportunities that the legislation poses for policing.

To learn more about Professor Hough, please click here.

If you would like more information on Professor Hough’s seminar series, please click here.