Keith Hawkins

Emeritus Professor of Law and Society


Keith Hawkins (LL.B Birm., Dipl Criminol., MA, PhD Cantab.) retired from active teaching in October 2006. His research interests are in the sociology of legal processes, and are concerned with legal decision making and the workings of governmental regulation in such areas as environmental control, and occupational health and safety regulations.

Research Interests

Sociology of Law, Legal Processes, Government Regulation (in particular, decision-making and the use of discretion)