Professor Stuart Kirby

Professor Emeritus, Policing and Criminal InvestigationSchool of Law and Policing

Stuart is a chartered psychologist. His first career was with the Lancashire Constabulary, where he retired as a Detective Chief Superintendent, in command of specialist crime and operations. He then started a second career in academia, initially working as a senior lecturer of Criminology at Lancaster University before taking a position with us. He retired here in 2019 and later took up Emeritus status. He continues to contribute to research and policy within UK policing, working with police forces at local and national level. He also acts as an examiner for PhD. candidates.