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Dr Lambros G. Kaoullas




PhD Criminology (University of Edinburgh, 2017)

MSc Criminology & Criminal Justice (University of Edinburgh, 2010)

BA Sociology & Criminology (University of Essex, 2009)


Employment Track

Research Assistant, History & Archaeology Department, University of Cyprus (2012 – 2013)

Ordinary Course Tutor, School of Law, University of Edinburgh (2014 – 2016)

Adjunct Faculty (Tutor and Coordinator), “Police Studies”, Faculty of Economics and Management, Open University of Cyprus (2013 – 2014, 2016 – 2017)

Associate Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire, School of Law (January 2017 – today)


Research Interests

Transitional polity-building; police and policing; paramilitary formations; chaotic security structures; aesthetics of security; civil-military and civil-police relations; the epistemology of conspiracy theories; the Cyprus Question.


Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Academic Study
  • Current Legal Issues in Cyprus


Selective Publications 

  • Kaoullas, L.G. (2017), «Τουρκική Διείσδυση στη Συρία: Ο Ρόλος των Τουρκομανικών Παραστρατιωτικών Σχηματισμών», Ethniki Froura & Istoria, Vol. 38, pp.86-103.
  • Kaoullas, L.G. (2016), «Όταν η ΕΟΚΑ Συνάντησε τον IRA: Κύπριοι και Ιρλανδοί στις Αγγλικές Φυλακές και η Κοινή Επιχείρηση Απόδρασης», Ethniki Froura & Istoria, Vol. 37, pp. 112-127.
  • Bonino, S. & Kaoullas, L.G. (2016), “Preventing Political Violence in Britain: An Evaluation of Forty Years of Undercover Policing of Political Groups Involved in Protest”, Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, Vol. 38 (10), pp. 814-840.
  • Petkov, M.P. & Kaoullas, L.G. (2016), “Overcoming Respondent Resistance at Elite Interviews Using an Intermediary”, Qualitative Research, Vol. 16 (4), pp. 411-429.
  • Kaoullas, L.G. (2015), «Το Έλλειμμα Ασφαλείας και η Κοινωνικοποίηση του Μονοπωλίου της Βίας κατά την Κρίση του 1963-64: Μια Πρώτη Θεωρητική Προσέγγιση», Ethniki Froura & Istoria, Vol. 35, pp. 31-47.