Elected: 2014
Discipline: Economics and Social Sciences
Professor Susan McVie
Professor of Quantitative Criminology, University of Edinburgh
Professor Susan McVie is Chair of Quantitative Criminology in the School of Law, University of Edinburgh. She is Director of the Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN) Research Centre; Co-Director of the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime; and a Network Leader for the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research. Susan’s research interests and published works focus on: crime patterns and trends; youth crime and justice; criminal careers and developmental criminology; violence and homicide; and gangs and knife crime. She is a member of several Scottish Government Boards and Committees and the Economic and Social Research Council’s Training and Skills Committee.