Dr James Morgan is a Course leader for Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) at London Metropolitan University. His criminology interests include substance misuse, criminological theory, criminal careers and the relationships between crime and changing technologies.
As well as writing his doctoral thesis Long-term heroin careers: Narratives of persistence, James has also been working on a research project with the City of London Police evaluating their trial of body worn video camera. He is a member of the European Society for Social Drug Research and is currently researching heroin users who also sell drugs. As well as this he has submitted an entry into the new edition of the Sage dictionary of criminology on the subject of 'Narrative criminology' and is also in the process of writing a number of journal articles based on his doctoral research.
James's undergraduate degree was Psychology with Sociology BA, completed at the University of Sussex. Later on, he completed an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Psychology at Portsmouth University. Most recently he completed his doctoral studies at the University of South Wales.
James takes a keen interest in substance misuse, organised crime, criminological theory, research methods and criminal careers and the relationships between crime and changing technologies. He has also been a volunteer and then trustee at the Inroads Street Drugs Project, based in Cardiff.
- Morgan, J, Silverstone, D (2017) Illegal Drugs as a Social Problem in (ed) S Isaacs, European Social Problems. London: Taylor and Francis
- Morgan, J, and Silverstone, D (2017) Trialling Body Worn Video Camera for City of London Police: Officer Perception and Criminal Justice Outcomes. A report for the City of London Police.
Course leader for Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons)