Prof. Z. James

University of Plymouth
Criminal justice, Discrimination, Gypsies Travellers and Roma


Dr Zoë James is Professor of Criminology at the University of Plymouth, UK. Her key research interests lie in examining hate from a critical perspective with a particular focus on the harms of hate experienced by Gypsies, Travellers and Roma. Zoë’s research has explored how mobility, accommodation, policing and planning have impacted the lived experience of Gypsies, Travellers and Roma. Zoë is Co-Director of the International Network for Hate Studies and has published and presented her work nationally and internationally, most recently authoring a monograph The Harms of Hate against Gypsies and Travellers: A critical hate studies perspective.