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Tim Hall is a social scientist with a background in human geography and criminology. He is interested in the relationships between globalisation and crime and has pioneered the application of perspectives from economic geography to the study of organised crime. He has published papers on these...

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...

Bianca, a senior governance adviser in the Department for International Development, is currently the Head of the Governance, Security and Poverty Pillar within the Department’s Asia Regional Team. Throughout her career, Bianca has had a deep interest in understanding the impact of organised...

John is a lecturer in law at the University of Sussex. His research interests centre around terrorism and criminal justice reform in post-conflict states. He has worked as an independent expert adviser on counter terrorism for the UN and in 2016 received funding from ESRC to undertake a...

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...

Anita Lavorgna holds a PhD in International Studies with a specialisation in Criminology and an LLM (cum laude) from the University of Trento. She joined Southampton as a lecturer in Criminology in 2015. She is in the Executive Committee of the ECPR Standing Group on Organised Crime.

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Detective Sergeant Steve Luxford has day-to-day responsibility for Law Enforcement / Intelligence Development at International Airport, with a particular interest in human trafficking and modern slavery for sexual exploitation. Have led numberous successful intelligence led operations...

Simon is a lecturer of International Relations at Coventry University. He teaches a number of modules on global organised crime, the history of organised crime, and anti-mafia strategies. He has also taught on a number of politics and IR modules with topics including comparative politics,...

Tom Obokata’s expertise lies in transnational organised crime generally, and human trafficking & exploitation in particular.  He has a number of publications on these topics, the most recent one being a monograph entitled “Transnational Organised Crime: A Comparative Analysis” (Routledge...

Since 2006, Professor Letizia Paoli has been a full professor of criminology at the KU Leuven Faculty of Law. She is also a life member at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge. She has been a visiting scholar or professor at the Universities of Cambridge, Giessen, Manchester, Paris II Panthéon-...

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