Dr Mark Connor

Dr Mark Connor

Lecturer in Criminology

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Mark obtained a BA (Hons) in Critical Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Bangor in 2002, an MSc in Clinical Criminology in 2006 and a PhD from the University of Leicester in 2014. Mark has been employed with the School since 2007 teaching across the School's undergraduate and postgraduate campus-based programmes.


  • Introduction to Criminology (Undergraduate year 1 core module)
  • Theories of Crime (Undergraduate year 1 core module)
  • Theorising Crime & Deviance (Postgraduate core module)

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Senior Tutor
  • Undergraduate Programme Director

Professional Accreditation

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Research Interests

  • The history of sexuality (with specific focus on the regulation of masculinity in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries)
  • The social construction of the deviant and nineteenth century representations of social order and respectability.


Connor, M. (2018) ‘Labelling, deviance and social control’ in Cooper, V. and Phoenix, J. (eds.) Criminological Theories and Concepts. Plymouth: The Open University, pp. 14-45.

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E: criminology@le.ac.uk


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