About me

Omar Phoenix Khan is a Visiting Lecturer in the Criminology Department and a PhD candidate. 

He has previously worked as Head of Equality & Diversity in prisons in London and has led programmes for international NGOs including Penal Reform International, focusing on projects to reduce mass incarceration and increase the use of alternatives to prison across Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania. 

Omar also is an international criminal justice consultant via Justice Focus and has completed reports on gender-sensitivity in probation in Kenya & diversion of juveniles for UNICEF in Zimbabwe. Omar has also given training on United Nations standards such as the Nelson Mandela Rules & the Bangkok Rules.

Teaching

4CRIM002W Justice and Human Rights

5CRIM002W Globalization and Crime

4CRIM003W Controversies in CJ

6CRIM003 Punishment and Society 

Also featuring on:

5CRM004W Gender, Crime and Justice

6CRIM011 Criminological Research in Action