IARS Academic & Editorial Board

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IARS is committed to producing only high quality publications that conform to internationally accepted research rules and ethics. The IARS Academic & Editorial Board exists to act as a sounding board for IARS' publications, research projects and reports. Furthermore, the Board acts as an independent peer review panel for IARS' Publications' peer reviewed, international Youth Voice Journal. Within the Academic Board, there is a standing Research Ethics Committee which reviews IARS research ethics applications. To access the Research Ethics Application form click here.

To read the full Terms of Reference of the Academic & Editorial Board click here  If you would like to apply to join the Board, please click here

Role

Name 

Affiliation 

Editor-in-Chief & Chair of the Ethics Committee

Prof. Dr. Theo Gavrielides

IARS Director, Adjunct Professor Simon Fraser University (Canada), Visiting Professor Buckinghamshire New University (UK).

Secretariat Jack Bellamy

Office Administrator & PA to the Director 

Independent Member 

Karen Miner-Romanoff, Ph.D., J.D.

Associate Provost and Executive Director, International Institute of Innovative Instruction, Franklin University, US

Independent member & Research Ethics

Prof. Dr John Winterdyk

Professor, Department of Justice Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada

Independent member

Dr.Panagiotis Pentaris

Senior Lecturer, Department of Social Work and Integrated Care, Greenwich University (UK) and Lecturer for the Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies Department at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Independent member

Prof. Dr. Gerry Johnstone

Professor of Law, University of Hull, Research Director, University of Hull Law School, Director, MA in Restorative Justice, UK

Independent member

Dr. Lee Hudson

Consultant general paediatrician with special interest in mental health and adolescent health at Great Ormond Street Hospital; and honorary Senior Lecturer at the UCL Institute of Child Health, UK

Independent member

Dr. Sabine Selchow

Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit, Department of International Development, LSE, UK

Independent member

Sinclair Coward

Senior Lecturer & Head of Academic Department of Social Work, Bucks New University, UK

Independent member

Prof. Dr. Maria Hadjipavlou

Professor, Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Independent member

Prof. Dr. Vasso Artinopoulou

Professor in Criminology, Panteion University, f. Vice-Rector, Panteion University, Greece

Independent member

Prof. Dr. Margaret Greenfields

Professor in Social Policy, Buckinghamshire New University, UK

Independent member

Amanda Ariss

Executive Director, Creative Diversity Network, UK

Independent member

Dr. Loretta Trickett

Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Law School Nottingham Trent University, UK

Independent member

Prof. Nestor E. Courakis 

Emeritus Professor of Criminology and Penology at the Faculty of Law - National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece  

Independent member

Dr. Sam King Lecturer in Criminology, University of Leicester, UK

Independent member

Prof. Sharon Everhardt

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Troy University, Montgomery Campus, USA

Independent member & Research Ethics Jason Schaub

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Society and Health, Birmingham University, UK

Independent member Prof. Dr. June Terpstra

Professor at the Department of Justice Studies, Northeastern Illinois University, USA

Independent member Prof. Dr Howard Williamson CBE

Professor of European Youth Policy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales, Wales, UK

Independent member Dr. Daniel Briggs

Faculty Member, European University of Madrid, Spain

Independent member Dr. Annelies Kamp

Associate Professor in Leadership, School of Educational Studies and Leadership, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Independent member Professor Lorraine Gamman

Professor of Product and Spatial Design, Central Saint Martins, University of Arts London, UK

Independent member Dr Pamela Ugwudike

Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Centre for Criminal Justice and Criminology College of Law, Swansea University, UK 

Independent member Dr. Debarati Halder

Advocate & Managing Director of Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling (CCVC), Tirunelveli, India

Independent member  Dr. Faith Gordon

Lecturer in Criminology, Department of History, Sociology and Criminology, University of Westminster, UK

Independent member  Dr. Darren Sharpe

Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Health and Human Development, University of East London, UK