Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Waqas Tufail
About Dr Waqas Tufail
Dr Waqas Tufail joined the School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences as a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in April 2015. His research interests include policing, anti-Muslim racism and racialization. In this role, Waqas is pursuing research interests concerning the policing of marginalised communities and the criminalisation of Muslim minorities. He completed his PhD at the University of Salford and has previously been employed as a Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool and Lecturer in Criminology at both Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Chester.
Waqas teaches on the module Race, Crime and Social Exclusion.
Waqas is currently engaged in a number of research projects including an ongoing collaboration with Professor Scott Poynting from the University of Auckland examining the criminalisation of Muslim minorities in the UK and Australia.