Dr Oliver Smith
Associate Professor (Reader) in Criminology
School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Arts and Humanities)
Associate Head of School (Research)
Oliver is a criminologist and ethnographer with an interest in leisure, harm, consumerism and culture.
He is the author of ‘Contemporary adulthood and the night-time economy’, which uses the night time economy (NTE) as a lens through which to examine the relationship between global consumer culture and harms associated with the erosion of traditional forms of adult identity. He is a founding member of the Deviant Leisure group as well as the Critical Criminology sub-group of the British Society of Criminology.
BA Hons (1st Class) Sociology, University of York
MSc Criminology, Edinburgh
PhD, Sociology, University of York
I teach across a range of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
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