Institute of Criminal Justice Studies


Dr David Shepherd

  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Mechanical Engineering; PhD Criminology
  • Role Title: Senior Research Associate
  • Address: St Georges Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth PO1 2HY
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  • Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Following a career in product and process engineering, David moved into research, focusing on white-collar crime, fraud and corruption. Using quantitative and qualitative methods, David’s research encompasses organisational characteristics and compliance, offender behaviour, security and justice.


  • Fraud
  • Corruption
  • Fraud measurement
  • Fraud prevention
  • Organisational characteristics