Nic Groombridge

Contact Details

Telephone: 020 8240 4176




Sports Criminology

Criminology in Public

Teaching for Sociology

Criminology: A Sociological Introduction; Criminology; New perspectives; Researching Criminology an Sociology in the News; Crime and Media; Studying the Media plus contributions to Research Methods and supervision of media, sociology and criminology extended essays and dissertations.

Media Experience

Nic has extensive ‘old’ media experience, but some highlights are: a live interview with Sky News and Panel discussion on riots on 11th and 13th August 2011. Plus, an extended live interview with George Galloway for Press TV and BBC Radios Oxfordshire and Berkshire in November 2012 about Police and Crime Commissioner Elections and about crime in Sport on the BBC World Service in December 2014.

In ‘new’ media he blogs and tweets (over 5,000 followers in December 2014).
He considers himself to be a ‘public criminologist’.

Research Interests

Media, gender, sexualities, masculinities, CCTV, Car Crime, Surveillance, criminal justice policy and politics, virtual criminology and video games, green criminology, queer criminology, cultural criminology and sport.


Journal articles

In addition, Nic is the editor of the Howard Journal’s Virtual Editions - for students, on crime and the media, on evaluation.  He sits on the Editorial Board of the Howard Journal and Law, Crime, Justice & Society.