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Paul is Course Leader for the MA in Criminology, Crime and Victimisation on which he teaches, Theories of Crime and Deviance, Collaborative Working and Partnerships, Deviant Youth Groups and Gangs and Dissertation Supervision. Paul also contributes to undergrad teaching and is module leader for Victimology and Drugs and Society. Paul supervises PhD projects in the fields of Youth Crime and Gangs, Alternative Economies and Victimisation and Vulnerability.
Research interests include:
Youth Offending, Youth Justice and Youth Leadership. Gangs, Community Safety and Drugs.
Peer Reviewed Publications
Andell P. and J.McMannus (2002) Addressing Local Drug Markets. Safer Communities. London, Willan.
Andell P. and Pitts J. (2017) Preventing the violent and sexual victimisation of vulnerable-gang involved and gang-affected children and young people in Ipswich. A Report for Suffolk’s Public Health and Community Safety Team. https://www.uos.ac.uk/sites/default/files/YGV%20-%20Final%20Report%20-%2016-08-2017.pdf ISBN 978-1-913160-04-3
Andell P. (2017) Developing a Context for Change in Gang Affected Neighbourhoods. Procedia of Economics and Business Administration.
Andell P. and Pitts J. (2018) The End of the Line? The Impact of County Lines Drug Distribution on Youth Crime in a Target Destination. Youth and Policy. https://www.youthandpolicy.org/articles/the-end-of-the-line/
Andell P. (2019) Addressing County Lines : Praxis for Community Safety Practitioners. Safer Communities, London. Emerald. https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/SC-02-2019-0006/full/html
Andell P. (2019) Thinking Seriously About Gangs.Towards a Critical Realist Approach. London, Sydney Palgrave (Monograph). https://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9783030128906 (Nominated for British Society of Criminology Book Award 2020)
Andell P. (2019) Theory into practice: County Lines, violence and changes to drug markets. Youth and Policy. https://www.youthandpolicy.org/articles/county-lines-violence-drug-markets/
Andell P. (2020) Gangs, Violence and County lines; in Lane et al Ed. International Handbook on Collective Violence: Current Issues and Perspectives, London. Routledge
Andell P. (2021) Utilising Southern Criminology in the Overstandings of English Gang Research in Brotherton, D. C. and Gude R.Ed. International Handbook of Critical Gang Studies. London Routledge (forthcoming)
Andell P. James D. and D. Rup Maiter (2021) County lines and changes to the middle markets in the UK. Ed. Ayers T. Understanding Drug Dealing and Illicit Drug Markets in the 21st Century: National and International Perspectives. London Routledge. (Forthcoming)
P. Andell and Pitts J. (2021) The UK Handbook of Youth Gangs. London, Sydney Palgrave (Forthcoming)
Recent Conference Papers
Virtual 2020: The Investigator - County Lines Lessons for Practice
Virtual 2020 Romania Bucharest - Southern Criminology in the Global North
Columbia, Bogata: 2019: Utilising Southern Criminology in the Global North
Slovenia, Ljubljana: 2018: Changes in Local Drug Markets
Bosnia, Sarajevo: 2018. County lines. New drug dealing networks?
Bucharest, Romania: 2017. Developing a Context for Change in Gang Affected Neighbourhoods. Norfolk and Suffolk 2017: Probation Conference. County Lines Reflections on Practice
Essex 2017: County Lines Reflections on Practice Early Help Conference
Cardiff 2017: County Lines an Action Research Model Europe. European Society of Criminology
Challenging ‘Crime’ and ‘Crime Control’ in Contemporary Misunderstandings in Realism and Amsterdam 2015: Epistemic Fallacies: An Exploration of the UK Gangs Thesis. International Cultural Criminology Conference
Athens 2014: Gang Call In’s and Policy Transfer. John Jay College of Criminal Justice International Conference
London 2013: Gangs and Sexual Exploitation. London Probation Service. Sexual Exploitation Conference e Safety
Paul has a significant experience in training for Criminal Justice Professionals and was previously a CPD Trainer for Ambessa Training.
Paul has provided training in County lines for Probation Officers, Early Help Teams, School Governors and Investigators.
Paul was a Script Advisor for the BBC Soap East Enders.