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Muzammil Quraishi University of Salford, UK

Muzammil Quraishi is a senior lecturer in criminology and criminology at the University of Salford, UK. His research centres upon crime and victimology amongst Muslim populations, particularly within prison contexts. His research interests include discrimination and criminal justice, comparative criminology and colonialism (de-colonisation). His methodological leanings are qualitative as inspired by Critical Race Theory and Critical Criminology. In addition to a range of journal articles, he is author of Muslims and Crime (2016, Routledge) and co author of Researching Racism (2015, Sage). His latest monograph is Towards a Malaysian Criminology: Conflict, Censure & Compromise, (2020, Palgrave). He is co-investigator of a large-scale independently-funded study entitled 'Understanding Conversion to Islam in Prison' in collaboration with scholars at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He holds a doctorate in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Wales, Bangor, UK.