Joachim Kersten

Joachim Kersten is professor and head of the Police Science Department at the German Police University in Muenster where graduates study in a two year M.A. course for positions in the top management (Hoeherer Dienst) of Germany's Federal and Laender Police. Previously, he has taught at Northwestern University as DAAD Professor, Risjksuniversiteit Limburg in Maastricht, Rikkyo University/Tokyo as Asahi Fellow, and at the University of Melbourne (DAAD). He has published books and journal articles on masculinity and crime, youth violence, skinheads and right wing extremism.