Dr Yarin Eski is an assistant professor in Public Administration at the Knowledge Hub Security and Social Resilience (KVV) of the Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam.
His research and teaching includes courses and theoretical, methodological and empirical papers on (maritime) security, ethnography, professional identities, socio-cultural aspects of policing, the use of force and accountability, biography, the arms trade, illegal drug trafficking, corruption, undermining of democracy, genocide and existentialism.
Previously, he lectured at Liverpool John Moores University, where he coordinated and taught in bachelor and master programmes on policing, cybercrime, and port and maritime security.
He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom and obtained his PhD in 2015 from the University of Glasgow. He is a founding member of the European Society of Criminology Working Group: Qualitative Research Methodologies and Epistemologies (ESC WG QRME) and an associate member of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research and the Common Study Programme in Critical Criminology.