Dr David Porteous began his academic career as a researcher with the Policy Research Institute at Leeds Metropolitan University in 1990. In 1996 he moved to the University of Luton (now Bedfordshire), initially as a researcher then as Lecturer in Criminology. He joined Middlesex University in 2003 and became a Principal Lecturer/Associate Professor in 2008.
David's teaching covers the social construction of crime, youth crime and youth justice, group offending and joint enterprise, victimimology, global criminology and social harms.
Youth Crime & Victimisation Youth Justice - mentoring, restorative justice Comparative criminological research Cannabis Use
Porteous, David (2016) Offending and victimisation, pathways and interventions: literature review for YJB victims reference group. Working Paper. Youth Justice Board, London.
Porteous, David (2015) Book Review [Heroin and music in New York City by Barry Spunt]. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy , 22 (6). p. 489. ISSN 0968-7637
Melo Nogueira, Maria-Joao and Porteous, David and Guerreiro, Sandra (2015) The Portuguese-speaking community in Lambeth: a scoping study. Project Report. London Community Foundation, London.
Porteous, David (2015) Supporting offenders who are also victims [Blog post]. Middlesex University, MDX Minds.
Porteous, David and Adler, Joanna R. and Davidson, Julia (2015) The development of specialist support services for young people who have offended and who have also been victims of crime, abuse and/or violence: final report. Project Report. MOPAC, London.