Dr. Justice Tankebe


Currently a University Lecturer in Criminology, and the Director of the Institute of Criminology's MPhil Programme at Cambridge, Justice Tankebe is a Ghanaian Sociologist. He earned his BA from the University of Ghana, Legon, where he also worked as a teaching assistant after his studies. He joined St. Edmund's College in 2004 studying for an MPhil in Criminological Research and a Ph.D. in Criminology. Between 2008 and 2011, Justice held postdoctoral research fellowships from the ESRC, the British Academy, and Fitzwilliam College.

Prior to his current appointment, he was a teaching associate on the Police Executive Programme at the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge. His current research projects include sentencing decision-making in Ghana, the death penalty in Africa, and a longitudinal study of power-holder legitimacy.

For more information, please refer to the following resources
St. Edmund’s College, 2017: https://www.st-edmunds.cam.ac.uk/people/dr-justice-tankebe