Paul joined Bath Spa Criminology in 2024. Prior to this, he worked in security practice both in the United Kingdom and abroad, including practice in the NGO humanitarian de-mining field, as a consultant to central government and as a military officer.
His research interests include the use and organisation of coercive force by state (police and military) and non-state (private security/military, organised crime, insurgency) groups.
Paul is a recipient of the Hobhouse Memorial Prize for Academic Excellence.
- BA, Russian Studies, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
- MSc, The Sociology of Crime, Control and Globalization, LSE
- PhD, Department of Sociology, LSE
Paul teaches on the following modules:
- Terrorism Studies
- Criminal Justice: Theory, Policy and Practice.