Dr. Stephen Brookes

Dr. Stephen Brookes

University of Manchester, UK

Senior Fellow



2004  Ph.D., Nottingham Trent University, Community Based Policing

1998  Post Graduate, Nottingham Trent University, Social Science Research Methods

1996  Advanced Diploma, University of Manchester, Organization Management

1991  B.Sc. (Honor), Polytechnic of Wales, Police Studies


  1. Brookes, S & Grint, K. eds (2010) The New Public Leadership Challenge. Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke (Published May 2010).
  2. Brookes, S. (2006) ‘Local Authorities, Crime Reduction and the Law’, in Moss, K. & Stephens, M. (eds) Crime Reduction and the Law. London: Routledge.
  3. Brookes, S. & Goode, S. (2006)’Managing Offenders and Reducing Crime’, in Moss, K. & Stephens, M. (eds) Crime Reduction and the Law. London: Routledge.
  4. Brookes, S. (2005) ‘Leadership, Community Safety and Delivery: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Public Leadership within a Partnership Context, in Hogard, E, Ellis, R. and Warren, J (eds) Community Safety: Innovation and Evaluation. Chester: University College Press.
  5. Brookes, S (2011) Crisis, confidence and collectivity: Responding to the new public leadership challenge, Leadership Volume 7, No.2, May 2011, pp 152-175
  6. Brookes, S (2010) Asking the Intelligent Leadership Questions, Policy and Politics, Volume 38, No4, pp 665-667
  7. Brookes, S. & Wiggan, J. (2009) Reflecting the Public Value of Sport: A Game of two Halves? Public Management Review, Vol 11, Issue 4, pp401-420. Routledge: Oxford.
  8. Brookes, S. (2007) Are Public Leaders up to Standard? Leadership Review, Vol 1, Issue 4, Spring 2007. Centre for Studies in Leadership, University of Guelph.
  9. Brookes, S. (2006) Out with the Old; In with the New: Why Excellent Leadership Makes a Difference. British Journal of Leadership in Public Services Vol 2 (1) pp. 52-64(13)
  10. Brookes, S. (2006) Community Policing in Context. Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal. 8, 104–117, Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke.
  11. Brookes, S., Moss, K. & Pease, K. (2003) Data Sharing and Crime Prevention: The Long and Winding Road. Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, Vol. 5, 4, pp. 7-14, Palgrave MacMillan: Basingstoke.
  12. Partnerships and Governance: Developing Values from the Bottom-up. Paper presented at the 15th International Research Society Public Management (IRSPM) Conference, Dublin, April 2011.
  13. Crisis, Confidence and Collectivity: Setting a New Public Leadership Challenge. Paper presented at the 8th International Studying Leadership Conference, Birmingham, December 2009.
  14. Policing and Public Confidence: A Question of Trust, paper presented at the annual British Society of Criminology Conference, Cardiff, June 2009.
  15. From NPM to NPL: Setting the Public Leadership Challenge. Paper presented to the 12th Annual Conference of the International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM XII), Brisbane, Australia 27th March on behalf of the Economic and Social Research Council.
  16. Bridging the Gap between Theoretical and Practical Approaches to Leadership: Collective Leadership in Support of Networked Governance and the Creation of Public Value Paper presented at the 6th International Studying Leadership Conference, Warwick Business School, 13 December 2007.
  17. 360° Leadership Paper presented at the 3rd Transatlantic Dialogue on public sector leadership, forthcoming. Delaware USA, 30th May to 3rd June 2007.
  18. Are Public Leaders up to Standard? 5th International Studying Leadership Conference, Cranfield University, 14th December 2006.
  19. Leadership, Community Safety and Delivery: evaluating the effectiveness of public leadership within a partnership context, Community Safety: innovation and evaluation Conference, University College, Chester, 2005.
  20. Has Community Policing Come of Age?, American Society of Criminology Conference, Toronto, Canada, September 2005.
  21. Counting what Counts in Community Policing, 4th NIESR Public Sector Performance Conference, the British Academy, London, 2006.
  22. Crime Prevention and Data Sharing. The Nottingham Burglary Risk Index. Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science Conference on Crime Mapping and Information Sharing. Jill Dando Institute, London, 9 March 2004. Moss, K. & Brookes, S. (2004)
  23. Crime Prevention, Community Safety and Data Sharing. University of Surrey Research Conference: Highcliffe Hotel, Bournemouth 22-24 November, 2002. (Moss, K. & Brookes, S. (2002)

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