Dr Muzammil Quraishi

Muzammil joined Salford in 2002. His research centres upon crime and victimology amongst Muslim populations, particularly within prison contexts. His research interests include discrimination and criminal justice, comparative criminology and colonialism (de-colonisation). His methodological leanings are qualitative as inspired by Critical Race Theory and Critical Criminology. His latest publication examines criminology in Malaysia (https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137491008). He is co-investigator of a large-scale independently-funded study entitled ‘Understanding Conversion to Islam in Prison’ in collaboration with scholars at SOAS, University of London and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland (https://www.soas.ac.uk/understanding-conversion-to-islam-in-prison/). He has been primary supervisor for 8 PhD scholars to completion covering topics including body worn cameras in the Middle East; Islamic law & British women;  Racism in Dutch Policing and Youth justice in Nigeria. He is primary supervisor for three current PhD scholars pursuing a range of contemporary criminological areas including autism and policing, online radicalisation and violence in Asia. 

Postgraduate Research Supervision Interests

Discrimination and Criminal Justice, Islamophobia and Racism, Comparative Criminology, Faith in Prisons 

Find out more about my work

Open Access: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/profile/59563

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0038-8979


Intersectionality, Racism, Criminology, Islam