Dr. Barak Ariel

Area of Research Deter­rence The­o­ry and social Con­trol, Com­pli­ance, Evi­dence-Based Pol­i­cy, Research Meth­ods and Exper­i­men­tal Crim­i­nol­o­gy, Polic­ing

Barak Ariel is a lec­tur­er in the Police Exec­u­tive Pro­gramme. Among oth­er top­ics, Barak pro­vides sem­i­nars on research meth­ods, sys­tem­at­ic reviews and sta­tis­ti­cal analy­ses.

As the chief ana­lyst of the Jer­ry Lee Cen­tre of Exper­i­men­tal Crim­i­nol­o­gy, Barak is involved in sev­er­al field exper­i­ments on police tac­tics in part­ner­ship with forces in the UK and abroad, includ­ing hotspot polic­ing, restora­tive jus­tice, use of cam­eras in police oper­a­tions, infor­mal crime con­trol, and tax com­pli­ance.

Barak is work­ing in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Pro­fes­sor Lawrence Sher­man and Dr. Heather Strang on Restora­tive Jus­tice Tri­als, as well as in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Pro­fes­sor David Far­ring­ton on blocked ran­domised exper­i­ments. Barak is also work­ing on a series of sys­tem­at­ic reviews for the Camp­bell Col­lab­o­ra­tion, as well as oth­er method­olog­i­cal issues relat­ed to exper­i­ments in Crim­i­nol­o­gy.