- First Name
- Last Name
- Job Title
- Professor of Criminology
- Employer/Institution (other)
- Manchester Metropolitan University
- Other discipline / Specific area of work
- Crime Strand
- Short Biography
Jon Bannister is Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Jon joined MMU from the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow, where he retains a Professorial Fellowship.
Jon holds research and teaching interests in urban disorder. In particular, he is interested in: the conceptual and empirical realities of civility, respect and tolerance in the public realm; youth gangs and territoriality; perceptions of crime and antisocial behaviour; explanations of crime; and, the prevention and management of disorder (interventions and systems of governance). He also holds a growing interest in knowledge exchange / mobilisation and the civic academy.