Nick Flynn is senior lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at De Montfort University. Nick has published widely on prisons, rehabilitation theory and practice, and environmental criminology. His most recent book title is "Criminal Behaviour in Context: Space, Place and Desistance from Crime". Prior to teaching, Nick worked as a freelance researcher on criminal justice issues and as a campaigner for penal reform. He is on the editorial board of the" British Journal of Community Justice".