Prof. Stefan Machura
Stefan Machura is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Bangor University. He has studied sociology and political science at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Germany),where he got his PhD and later taught sociology of law and political science. As topic for his second dissertation (Habilitation, Universität der Bundeswehr München in 2000) he took the cooperation of lay and professional judges at criminal courts. In 2005, Stefan Machura became private professor at the Ruhr-Universität and moved to Bangor the following year. Main research areas are: procedural fairness, the experience of citizens and staff with and in state institutions, popular legal culture, and public administration.
Address for correspondence: email@example.com. School of History, Law and Social Sciences, Bangor University, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2HG, United Kingdom.
Machura, Stefan (2023, in print). Laypeople’s Attitudes towards and Experiences with the Law. In Ulrike Zeigermann, Andrea Kretschmann and Guillaume Mouralis (eds.), Laypersons in Law – Social Science Perspectives on Legal Practices of Non-professionals. Abingdon: Routledge.
Machura, Stefan (2022). Visual Criminology in International and Comparative Context. In Edna Erez and Peter Ibarra (eds.), Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 1331–1347.
Machura, Stefan, Almjnoni, Salim, Vavrik, Boris, and Williams, Einir (2022). Welsh Nationalism, Language and Students’ Trust in the UK Police. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 35, 67–84.