Professor Nicola Lacey

School Professor of Law, Gender and Social Policy, London School of Economics
Quondam Fellow since 2013
Nicola Lacey has continued her research on ideas of responsibility for crime and on the comparative political economy of criminalisation and punishment. She published several papers and a co-authored paper with David Soskice on American Exceptionalism in Crime and Punishment. She is working on two papers with Hanna Pickard on the theory and practice of punishment. She delivered lectures at Harvard, Duke, Cornell, Boston University and Boston College, and the annual lecture of Jurisprudence, now published. In April she held a visiting professorship at Harvard Law School. She is a co-author of the British Academy’s forthcoming report on Prisons.