Prof. Mary Bosworth (Oxford)

Prof. Mary Bosworth (Oxford)

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Mary Bosworth is the Director of the Centre for Criminology and Fellow of St Cross College at the University of Oxford and, concurrently, Professor of Criminology at Monash University in Australia.  In Oxford, Mary directs Border Criminologies, an interdisciplinary research group focusing on the intersections between criminal justice and border control. Prof. Bosworth has published widely on immigration detention in a number of countries, including the UK, Greece, France, Hungary and Italy.  She contributed to both of the Shaw Reviews into vulnerable people in detention and is a member of the Shaw Analytical Advisory Panel, which has been set up by the Home Office to evaluate the response to these reviews.  She is currently conducting research into in-country detainee transportation and deportation.  Prof. Bosworth ‘s research has been funded by the European Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy, the ESRC, the Nuffield Foundation, the Open Society Foundations, and the John Fell Fund. Mary is the UK Editor-in-Chief of Theoretical Criminology, a co-editor of Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship, and a member of the editorial boards of Race & Justice, the International Journal of Migration and Border Studies and Clarendon Studies in Criminology.

Employment

July 2014 – present: Professor of Criminology

Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

March 2011 – Present: Professor of Criminology

Monash University, Australia

October 2008 – June 2014: Reader in Criminology

Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

October 2006 – September, 2008 : University Lecturer

Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford

2005 –2006: Katzenbach Research Fellow

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford.

2002 – 2005: Assistant Professor

Department of Sociology, Wesleyan University, U.S.A.

1997 – 2002: Assistant Professor

    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Fordham University, U.S.A.

 

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Education & Qualifications


University of Cambridge

Ph.D., Criminology, 1998

MPhil.,  Criminology, July 1994. Proxime Accessit.

University of Western Australia

BA(Hons) 1st Class,  History, November 1992

Recognition


2019: £49, 0430, ‘Privatising Border Control and Sovereign Power’, British Academy Grant, IC4/1000160. £42,635, John Fell Fund, ‘Enforcing the BorderA Study of Immigration Removals and Transportation, Grant number: 000710.

£4000, Knowledge Exchange Seed Fund award, ‘Southern Landscapes of Detention’, Social Sciences Division, University of Oxford.

£2150 Law Faculty Impact grant, ‘Southern Landscapes of Detention’, University of Oxford.

2018: $100,000 (USD) Open Society Foundations Project Grant, ‘Immigration Detention in Italy and Greece: Safeguarding Human Rights at Europe’s Southern Frontier’

£4962, ISRF, ‘Beyond Critique: reimagining penal power at the border

2017: £50,000, ESRC Impact Acceleration Award, ‘Monitoring Human Rights in Immigration Detention in Greece & Turkey’.

2016:  £25,000, ESRC Impact Acceleration Award, for Incoming KE Fellow.

OxTalent Award for Border Criminologies.

2015:  £3900, Research Support Fund, Law Faculty, University of Oxford.

£2500 Knowledge Exchange Dialogue award from Social Science Division, University of Oxford.

‎£44,376.99, ‘Policing Migration in an era of mass mobility,’ John Fell Fund, University of Oxford.

2013: £3000, Teaching Excellence Award, Social Science Division, University of Oxford.

£123, 210, Leverhulme International Network Grant on External Border Control.

2012: €1.2 million, European Research Council, Starter Grant, 313362, ‘Subjectivity, Identity and Penal Power: Incarceration in a Global Age’

£17, 990 ESRC funded Seminar Series, ‘Exploring everyday practice and resistance in immigration detention’ with Universities of York, Birmingham, Lancaster and Exeter, Co-investigator.

2011: £2000 Research Support Fund, University of Oxford for work into Immigration Detention in Greece.

2010:  £149,503 British Academy Research Development Award, British Academy.

£49, 400, John Fell Fund, University of Oxford.

2009:  £7395, Social Sciences Small Grant Scheme, Nuffield Foundation, £1303, Research Support Fund, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

2008: £1250, Research Support Fund, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

2007:  £6700 Hulme University Fund, Brasenose College, University of Oxford.

£1610 Research Support Fund, Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

Visiting Scholar, Crime Research Centre, University of Western Australia.

2005:  Katzenbach Research Fellowship, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford.

Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, University of Oxford.

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford.

$1500 Research Grant, Wesleyan Mellon Center for Faculty Development

2004: $10,000 Fund for Innovation Project Grant, Wesleyan University.

$5,000 Service Learning Initiative Grant, Wesleyan University.

Chercheur Invitée, Institut d’études Européennes, Université de Montréal.

Visiting Scholar, Crime Research Centre, University of Western Australia.

Visiting Scholar, Wolfson College, University of Oxford.

Visiting Fellow, Centre for Socio-legal Studies, University of Oxford.

$700 Research Grant, Wesleyan Mellon Center for Faculty Development.

2003: $1000 Project Grant, Wesleyan University.

$500 Research Grant, Dean’s Office, Wesleyan University.

$500 Research Grant, Wesleyan Mellon Center for Faculty Development.

Nominated for Outstanding Junior Scholar, Division of Women and Crime, American Society of Criminology.

2002: $2000 Ames Fund Junior Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

Excellence in teaching certificate from SPARC (Fordham University student group: Serial programming to advance a responsible community)

2001: $1000 Faculty Challenge Grant. Fordham College at Lincoln Center, Office of the Dean.

Excellence in teaching certificate from SPARC (Fordham University student group: Serial programming to advance a responsible community)

$2000 Ames Fund Junior Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

2000: $2000 Ames Fund Junior Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

$5000 Faculty Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

Visiting scholar, Maison Suger, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris.

1999: $2000 Ames Fund Junior Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

1998: $2000 Ames Fund Junior Research Fellowship, Fordham University.

$4000 Faculty Research Grant, Fordham University.

1997:  Visiting Library Fellow, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, U.S.A.

 

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