The membership of the HERC is drawn from a number of departments within The Open University and affiliated Research Centres. Within The Open University there are currently three levels of membership - full, corresponding/visiting and student.
The collaboration is linked with Centre for the History of Crime, Policing and Justice
Working with Clive was an honour and a joy. He was an unusual combination of a serious scholar with a ready sense of humour, always ready to support new in service colleagues. He was generous with his extensive library and his friendly support and advice, without being patronising or dogmatic in his views. Working with John Muncie, he was the joint Director and driver of the establishment of ICCCR – the forerunner to HERC – and his perseverance and determination helped to overcome many obstacles in that process.
- written by Louise Westmarland, a close colleague of Clive Emsley