Staff profile

Tim Rosier

Lecturer in Social & Community Studies

Tim Rosier speaking at conference in Malta


I am a Lecturer in Social & Community Studies and part of the BA (Hons) Youth Work and Community Develoment team.  I have over twenty years experience, working in a variety of settings with young people and communities. These range from performing arts based youth empowerment projects and residential camps to faith-based youth clubs and prison-based work with young offenders. For the last fifteen years, I was a criminal justice practitioner working with juvenile and young adult offenders in both the community and custodial settings, as well as in a specialist multi-agency team within the counter-terrorism related arena.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently teach the following modules on the BA (Hons) Youth Work & Community Development (JNC) programme:

Stage 1:

Stage 2:

Stage 3:


I also have the following academic responsibilities:

Professional interests

Through my criminal justice system networks and membership of the SCYJ and NAYJ, I continue to take a keen and active interest in current criminal justice issues that affect young people such as knife crime, gangs, county lines, youth offending and the use of short prison sentences.  This involves engaging in relevant workshops, events and high profile meetings such as the APPG's on Knife Crime and Youth Affairs and the political lobbying for a new statutory youth service.

Research interests

My research interests include:

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

Conferences I have spoken at in the last few years:

Conferences I have taken part in since 2017:



Experience in industry