Professor Kevin Bampton

Kevin Bampton

Position: Director of International Policing and Justice Institute

College: College of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department: Law, Criminology and Social Sciences

Subject area: Law:

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Director of International Policing and Justice Institute

Teaching responsibilities

Induction Tutor; Module Leader:

  • Public Law 1 and 2
  • Skills 2
  • Legal Theory
  • Coroners Courts, Inquests and Inquiries
  • Law of Medicine in Secure Environments (also taught on Legal Context & Skills).

Delivery of Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Professional Training for Police.

Delivery of Expert Witness Training.  (CID, Probationer Police, Forensic Scientists and Social Workers)

Professional interests

  • 1994-1995 Overseas Development Administration, Consultant Legal Adviser. I was an adviser on supporting the development of democracy, justice and human rights and drafted a framework for the implementation of British aid policy in these areas.
  • 1993-1994 United Nations (Political Affairs Department), Legal Adviser. Lead legal adviser/draftsman for constitutional and electoral projects. I was also seconded as Secretary to Constitution Committee of Republic of Malawi.
  • 1991-1993 British Council, Legal Education Adviser I advised on British justice and human rights projects overseas.

Research interests

  • 2005-2007 Visiting Fellow, School of Health and Social Care
  • 2005-2006 Derbyshire Constabulary, Race and Diversity Training Evaluation Scrutineer
  • 2003-2005 Trent Postgraduate Deanery, Nottingham University Education Adviser

Membership of professional bodies

University Engagements

(Current engagements are indicated with an asterisk)

  • Regulatory Review Group*
  • Exceed Target Working Group*
  • Chair, Subject Review for Electronics and Sound
  • Mock Collaborative Audit Team
  • Validations and Revalidations, ranging from Occupational Therapy, Management Masters, Business Bracketed Awards
  • Blackboard Pilot Group*
  • Lead for QAA DAT (Law) Institutional Audit
  • University Values Focus Group
  • Skills Development Working Group
  • Personal Development Portfolio, Implementation Sub-Group
  • Widening Participation Working Group

University Committees

  • School Quality Committee*
  • Learning Teaching and Assessment Committee
  • Faculty Research Committee

Advisory Committees (ex-officio)

  • Derby and District Law Society*
  • Comparative Law Sub-Committee, Commonwealth Legal Advisory Service
  • Overseas Training Committee, Magistrate's Association
  • Training Committee, Commonwealth Magistrates and Judges Association
  • International Committee, Manchester Law Society

Teaching Awards

  • University Nomination for National Teaching Fellow 2007*
  • University Nomination for National Teaching Fellow 2006
  • Team University Teaching and Learning Award 2005
  • Team University Quality Award 2005
  • University Teaching and Learning Award 2004
  • Nominated for National Teaching Fellowship Scheme 2003
  • Teaching Quality Enhancement Award for Generic Skills Development 2000

Recent publications

  • 2006: CIMA Exam Practice Kit Fundamentals of Ethics, Corporate Governance & Business Law, Elsevier (with Mead, L and Saagar, W)
  • 2005: Performance Managing Diversity, Skills for Justice Seminar

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