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Dr Gary Potter

Senior Lecturer

Gary Potter

Lancaster University

Bowland North

LA1 4YN

Lancaster

Tel: +44 7752 762288

Research overview

Dr Potter's primary research interests are in the fields of illegal drugs (drug use, drug markets, social supply of drugs, cannabis cultivation, links between drugs and crime) and green criminology (illegal wildlife trade, environmental harm as crime, environmental harm as a cause of crime, environmental protest). 

PhD supervision

Dr Potter is interested in supervising PhD students looking at aspects of Drug Use, drug distribution (trafficking, dealing, social supply, drug production, cannabis cultivation) or links between drugs and crime.
He is also interested in supervising PhD students conducting work within the field of green criminology (illegal wildlife trade, environmental harm as crime, environmental harm as a cause of crime, environmental protest). Dr Potter is currently actively seeking students to conduct research into any aspect of the illegal wildlife trade in co-supervision with Dr Jacob Phelps in the Lancaster Environment Centre (LEC).

Profile

Senior Lecturer, Law School.

Gary Potter graduated with a BA (Hons) in Law and Criminology from the University of Sheffield in 1999. He obtained his MA (distinction) in International Criminology in 2000 and his PhD ("Weed, Need and Greed: Domestic Marijuana Production and the UK Cannabis Market") in 2007, both at Sheffield, where he also served as a Lecturer from 2003-2004. From 2005-2008 he was a Lecturer in Criminology at Queen's University, Belfast, and from 2008-2015 he served as a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at London South Bank University. He joined Lancaster University Law School as a Senior Lecturer in 2015.

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