Dr. Muzammil Quraishi

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Room L515

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Current positions

Senior Lecturer in Criminology & Criminal Justice


I joined Salford in 2002, programme leader for the MSc in The Criminal Justice Process. My research centres on racial and religious discrimination with a focus on Muslim populations, particularly within the context of prison.

Areas of research

Racism, Intersectionality, Prisons, Criminology, Islam


I teach mainly on postgraduate modules as leader of the MSc The Criminal Justice Process. My modules include Digital Criminal Justice, Investigating Homicide and Processing Criminal Justice. I also contribute to undergraduate teaching on Intersectionality & Crime, Theoretical Criminology and The Criminal Justice Process.

Teaching interests

  • Racism
  • Discrimination
  • Intersectionality
  • Criminal justice
  • Homicide
  • Theory

Research Interests

My research is on racial and religious discrimination using an intersectional lens. I am particularly interested in Muslim populations and crime and victimization. I have developed special interest in Muslim prisoners and will be co-investigating a project on Muslim converts in Prison with scholars at the Universities of London, Cambridge and Oxford.

Postgraduate Research

  • Religious and racial discrimination
  • Comparative criminology 
  • Islamic jurisprudence
  • Muslim prisoners
  • Radicalisation and extremism

Qualifications and Memberships


  • HEA
  • British Society of Criminology
  • International Cultic Studies Association.