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With growing evidence pointing to convergence in criminal activities, and the emergence of fluid criminal networks with transient membership, it is time to consider whether the UK’s approach to tackling organised crime is suitably matched to the threats it faces.

In 2014 the...

The US Congress Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, the so-called ‘Helsinki Commission’ has worked in Washington since 1976 to monitor compliance with the 1975...

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.

She...

Katie Benson is currently working as Research Associate in Global White-Collar Crime at the University of Manchester, but will take up a position as Lecturer in Criminology at Lancaster University in January 2018.

Her research primarily focuses on the involvement of legitimate...

Felia Allum joined the Department in 2002 as Lecturer in Italian History and Politics. She did a degree at the University of Newcastle and a MSc (Econ) in European Politics and Policy at the London School of Economics. She is co-convenor of the European Consortium for Political Research Standing...

Georgios A. Antonopoulos obtained his doctorate from the University of Durham in 2006. He is currently professor of criminology at Teesside University. He has published in the areas of organised crime and illegal markets as well as ethnicity, crime and justice, and in a range of international...

Alex Chung is a Research Associate working on a cybersecurity project in the School of Law and Politics at Cardiff University.  He is also a Research Collaborator on the One Belt One Road Programme in the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.

As a former Research Associate in Policing...

Gernot Klantschnig is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy/Crime and Coordinator of the MA in Global Crime and Justice at the University of York, UK. His research focuses on the politics of drugs and their control, organised crime and policing in West Africa, as well as China’s growing engagement...

Nicholas Lord is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the Centre for Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCCJ) in the School of Law at the University of Manchester. Nicholas has research expertise in white-collar and corporate crimes of an economic and financial nature, such as fraud and corruption...

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...