Dr Jon Shute

Senior Lecturer in Criminology

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I am Senior Lecturer, Deputy Head, and Director of Teaching & Learning in the Department of Criminology. I have taught and researched at the Universities of Edinburgh (1998-2001), Glasgow (2001-2005) and Manchester (since 2005). I was Head of Research & Evaluation at the NSPCC's Centre for Early Child Development (CECD) in 2018,

I have published in English, French and Spanish and on a wide variety of topics associated with violence and family stress. I am a member of the editorial board of the journal 'Human Remains & Violence', affiliate to the British and European Societies of Criminology, the 'Eurogang' network and several other groups in the field of death studies and (separately!) pedagogy in higher education. 

I am a member of the Cabinet Office's 'What Works' Trial Advice Panel and a member of the ESRC's Future Leaders Peer Review College.

At Manchester, I have held the following service & committee roles:

  • Deputy Head of Department (2020- )
  • Departmental Director of Teaching & Learning (2019- )
  • Undergraduate Programmes Director (2019-20)
  • PGT Programmes Director (2013-15 & 2019-20)
  • Deputy Associate Dean for PGR, Director of ESRC North-West SS DTP 'Methods North West' network (2017-18)
  • LLB Curriculum Review T&F Group (2017-18)
  • Global Justice Institute Working Group (2016-17)
  • Departmental Research Seminar Convenor (2010-2012)
  • Departmental PGR Director (2010-12)
  • Criminology Careers Liaison (2009-11)
  • Chair of Pedagogy Sub-Group, School of Law UG Teaching Review (2009)
  • Elected member of School of Law Teaching & Learning Committee (2007-11)

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