Newcastle Law School

Staff Profile

Professor Gary Craig

Professor Gary Craig is Emeritus Professor of Social Justice at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation, Hull, UK, Honorary Professor at the University of York, UK and Visiting Professor at Newcastle University, UK.

He worked for half his working life in the NGO sector, in large-scale community development projects, and half in academic life. His major research interests are in 'race' and ethnicity, social justice, community development, poverty and inequality and local governance and has published widely in those areas.

His most recent books include 'Understanding "race" and ethnicity" (Policy Press), Child Slavery (Policy Press), The Community Development Reader (Policy Press), and Social Justice and Public Policy (Policy Press). He has forthcoming books which include Community Organising Against Racism (Policy Press), and a Global handbook on Social Justice (Edward Elgar).  

He Chairs the North East Regional Race Crime and Justice Research Network, co-convenes the Modern Slavery research Consortium and is a Trustee of the Tutu UK Foundation.