Mr Tom Hawker-Dawson

College Lecturer in Law
Research interests
Criminal Law and Criminology

Tom Hawker-Dawson is a College Lecturer in Law and Fellow. Prior to joining Christ’s in Michaelmas 2018, he was a College Teaching Associate and Bye-Fellow at Downing College, where he also studied successively for his B.A., M.Phil, and Ph.D.

Tom’s research interests lie in Criminal Law and Criminology, with a focus on sentencing in theory, law and practice. His doctoral work examines communication in the sentencing remarks of Crown Court judges, and the impact of video-link technology and other recent reforms.

Tom supervises undergraduate students in Criminal Law and Criminology, Sentencing and the Penal System, and is also a Director of Studies.