Nadia Habashi

Dr Nadia Habashi

Senior Lecturer and Deputy Cluster Lead

Department of Law & Criminology , Royal Docks School Of Business And Law

Dr Nadia Habashi FRSA is the Deputy Cluster Lead for Criminology, Justice and Policing and Senior Lecturer in the Royal Docks School of Business and Law at the University of East London. She teaches on the Criminology/Criminal Justice and Policing Degrees at UEL and also supervises PhD students and is a Director of Studies. She is a Director of the Policing, Innovation Enterprise and Learning Centre (PIEL) at UEL. During the period 2018-2020 she led the review into allegations of Institutional Racism at the Westway Trust, North Kensington on behalf of Tutu Foundation UK (TFUK). The report was commended by Rt. Hon Lord Paul Boateng as being insightful and rooted in objective analysis and by Lord Simon Wooley as being a watershed moment for the Westway Trust.


  • PhD in Race and Participatory Governance
  • PhD in Research Methods
  • BA (Hons)

Areas Of Interest

Criminology and Policing, Race discrimination in the Criminal Justice System, Racial Disproportionality, Participatory Governance, Community Engagement, Innovation in community engagement to improve CJS performance, Gender and the Criminal Justice System, International Convention for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination ICERD, UNCERD International Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against women, Honour Based Violence, forced marriage, violence against women and girls.