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Jay S. Albanese is a professor in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University.  He received the Ph.D. from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Dr. Albanese served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of...

Associate Professor David Bright is a criminologist and forensic psychologist with the Centre for Crime Policy and Research at Flinders University.  His research interests include criminal networks, organised crime, and terrorist networks. Recent publications include a paper describing the use...

Dr. Rebecca Coleman is a lecturer in Policing and Criminal Investigation at UCLan, and is a member of UCLan’s Criminal Justice Partnership. She is also seconded to Lancashire Constabulary as a researcher for the evidence based policing hub.

Rebecca studied Psychology at the University of...

As Visiting Professor Urban & Maritime Security Research Group, operationalise research by reflecting on experience and expertise from 30 years law enforcement with a focus on Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism.  As former Head of OCCT in Scotland, developed and built a command structure...

Luca Giommoni is a Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University.

His research interests are in the areas of illicit markets, illicit financial flow, digital currencies, cryptomarkets and the use of social media data to research crime-related problems....

Niall Hamilton-Smith is a senior lecturer in criminology at the University of Stirling and a member of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research.  Niall has a background in applied policing research, working as a researcher in the Home Office between 1999 and 2007, notably as a senior...

Stuart Kirby is a Professor in Policing and Criminal Investigation at the UCLan. His first career was as a Lancashire Police Officer, retiring as Detective Chief Superintendent, with responsibility for Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime (amongst other specialist areas).

Since leaving...

Tom Sorell is Professor of Politics and Philosophy and Head of the Interdisciplinary Ethics Research Group in PAIS. He was an RCUK Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellow (2013-2016). Previously, he was John...

Adam D.M. Svendsen is an intelligence and defence strategist, educator and researcher, and an Associate Consultant at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS), Denmark, as well as a co-founder and co-director of the Bridgehead Institute (Research & Consulting). He has been a...

James Windle, PhD (Loughborough University) is a senior lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of East London, UK. His research focuses on illicit drug markets, illicit enterprise and street gangs. He is author of Suppressing Illicit Opium Production: Successful...