Public Activities in English
Dynamics of criminal networks
Thomas Grund is currently a post-doctoral researcher at CICC and works on issues around social networks, social dynamics and analytical sociology. Thomas studied computer science and sociology at University of Trier (Diplom), University of Cambridge (MPhil) and University of Oxford (DPhil). Before coming to Quebec, he held positions at ETH Zurich and Nuffield College in Oxford.
Psychopathy, Antisocial Personality Disorder, and Underlying Mechanisms
Dr. David Kosson obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He was an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 1990-1994 when he joined Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. His research focuses on the cognitive and affective mechanisms underlying psychopathy and the developmental processes that contribute to adult psychopathy. Dr. Kosson is currently the president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Psychopathy and the Aftermath: Surviving Psychopathy Foundation.
Conﬁdence as a conditio sine qua non for European Criminal Law
Marlèn Dane, University of Leiden
The Mafia Discourse Between Imagery and Reality: Towards a Re-conceptualization of the Mafia Phenomenon?
Ph.D. in Criminology (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan) and post-doctoral fellow at the Centre International de Criminologie Comparée (Université de Montréal), has authored several publications including articles and reports on organized crime, economic crime, network analysis and crime issues in general. In September 2012, she testified as a criminologist and expert in organized crime issues at the Quebec's Commission of Inquiry on the Awarding and Management of Public Contracts in the Construction Industry.
What's Legality Got To Do With It? Sales and marketing of mephedrone in the UK under a legislative vacuum
Judith Aldridge is originally from Toronto Canada, but has lived and worked in the UK since 1989. Recent projects include one on sales and purchasing decisions of the (recently criminalised) drug mephedrone, and another on drug dealing and other ways of doing business within gangs.
Healing Aspects of Reparations and Reparative Justice for Victims of Crimes Against Humanity
Dr. Yael Danieli, Founding Director of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Restoring Justice for Victims of crimes against humanity
Windows Into the Soul: Surveillance and Society in an Age of High Technology
Gary T. Marx is Professor Emeritus M.I.T. He received his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Protest and Prejudice, Undercover: Police Surveillance in America and with C. Fijnaut, Undercover: Police Surveillance in Comparative Perspective.
Everything you wanted to know about prisons
Dr. Paul Gendreau is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Brunswick. He has published extensively on "what works" on the assessment and treatment of offenders, and the effects of prison life. Dr. Gendreau holds numerous national and international awards and received the Order of Canada in 2007.
Moving Victims' Rights Forward : Rights Require Remedy
Prof. Doug Beloof,
Lewis and Clark Law School,
Secretary of the National Crime Victims Law Institute (USA)
Ethnic patterns and co-offending networks in Italy's illegal drug trade. A case study
Valentina TENTI, (Ph.D. in Crimininology, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan). Her research area mostly deals with organized crime, economic crime and crime prevention issues. Post-doctoral fellow at the Centre International de Criminologie Comparée (Université de Montréal, 2012), conducting a research on the Italian Mafia in Montreal.
Preparing offenders for the transition from prison to the street : Treatment, dosage, continuity of care, and recidivism
Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Building a theory of offender change: Implications for enhancing correctional practice
Caleb D. LLOYD (on behalf of Ralph C. SERIN),
Department of Psychology,
Homicides and safety strategies in São Paulo
Paula Miraglia is the Director General of the International Centre for the Prevention of Crime - ICPC. She holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Sao Paulo.
Third Annual Illicit Networks Workshop, Montréal, 3-4 October 2011 (Hotel Le Méridien-Versailles)
The Équipe de Recherche sur la Délinquance en Réseau (International Centre for Comparative Criminology, Université de Montréal), in conjunction with the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention (University of Wollongong, Australia), has hosted the Third Annual Illicit Networks Workshop that has been held at the Méridien-Versailles Hotel in Montreal on October 3-4, 2011.
As with the two previous workshops that were held in Wollongong, Australia, this workshop was designed with the goal of maximizing meaningful and on-going cooperation among researchers working on various forms of crime and security issues from a network perspective.
This year's workshop has been comprised of 23 panel presentations by leading experts in the areas of co-offending, organized crime, economic crime, cybercrime, extremist networks, and post conflict settings.
Escaping justice; war criminals seeking asylum
Joris van Wijk (1977) works as an Assistant Professor in Criminology at VU University Amsterdam. He finished his PhD research on irregular (asylum) migration from Angola to the Netherlands in 2007.
Not Just the Rich: Analyzing the evolution of Kidnapping in Mexico
Rolando Ochoa, doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University of Oxford. He also holds a masters degree in Latin American Studies (Oxford).
The management of violence on the periphery of São Paulo
Gabriel de Santis Feltran, Professor of Sociology at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), researcher at the Center for Metropolitan Studies (CEM) and the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning (CEBRAP).
« Second 'Illicit Networks' Workshop»,
6–7 December 2010 (University of Wollongong, Australia)
Organized by The Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention (University of Wollongong Australia), in conjunction with the Équipe de Recherche sur la Délinquance en Réseau (University of Montreal, Canada).
Keynote papers have been presented by a number of esteemed international and domestic academics, including Professor Carlo Morselli (University of Montreal), Professor Leslie Holmes (University of Melbourne) and Professor Phil Williams (University of Pittsburgh). Kenza Afsahi (postdoctorate 2010, ICCC), Rémi Boivin and David Décary-Hétu (both Ph.D. students at the School of criminology, University of Montreal) have also presented a paper at this Workshop.
Meeting with Clifford Shearing
Clifford Shearing, Institute of Criminology, Department of Criminal Justice, University Cape Town (South Africa).
Criminal exploitation of ICT for grooming children for sexual offences
Raymond Choo, Senior Analyst, Australien Criminology Institute
The Role of Psychopathy in Sexual Aggression
Dr. Raymond Knight earned his doctorate at the University of Minnesota in 1973. He has been teaching at Brandeis University since 1971, and is currently the Mortimer Gryzmish Professor of Human Relations.
Improving psychological risk assessments for crime and violence
Dr. Karl Hanson is one of the leading researchers in the field of sexual offender risk assessment and treatment.
Institutional ethnography: An introduction
Kevin Walby, PhD candidate in sociology at Carleton University.
Institutional ethnography and its usefulness to surveillance studies
Kevin Walby, PhD candidate in sociology at Carleton University.
Integrating the Victim into the Adversarial Criminal Trial
Dr Tyrone Kirchengast is Lecturer at the Faculty of Law of The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.
Frédéric Mégret, McGill University
Discovery and Commitment : The Specificities of Research in the Social Sciences
Jean-Paul Brodeur and Michel Wieviorka.
How to Police the World- or Not?
Peter Manning, College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University in Boston.
Bureaucratization, Politicization, and the Policing of Terrorism: Undercover Counter-Terrorism in Israel
Mathieu Deflem, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina. His research interests include counter-terrorism, international policing, abortion policy, sociological theory, comparative-historical sociology, and the sociological profession, amongst others. He teaches courses on social control, law, comparative-historical sociology, theory, terrorism, and crime. He is the author of Sociology of Law (2008) and Policing World Society (2002), and the editor of Sociologists in a Global Age (2007), Sociological Theory and Criminological Research (2006), Habermas, Modernity and Law (1996), and Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism (2004).
Multidisciplinary investigation of driving while impaired (DWI): Putative neurobiological and neurocognitive mechanisms of recidivism and remediation
Thomas G. Brown, Director of the Addiction Research Program at Douglas Hospital Research Center, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University, and Head of the Research Department at Pavillon Foster Addictions Treatment Centre.
Desistance from crime and the potential role of restorative justice
Joanna Shapland, Sheffield University (GB).
Victim Participation in Justice and Therapeutic Jurisprudence: A Comparative
Culture of control and human rights in Europe
Sonja Snacken, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Previous Convictions and the Sentencing Process
Julian V. Roberts, Fellow of Worcester College and Professor of Criminology and Assistant Director, Centre for Criminology, University of Oxford
Urban Security at Distance or from Below? Probing the Role of Private Urban Governance and Legality in Three Cities
Randy Lippert, Associate Professor fo Criminology, University of Windsor (ON)
Why are some countries so much more punitive than others
Michaël Tonry, Minnesota University
Against Prediction : Profiling, Policing and Punishing in an Actuarial Age
Bernard Harcourt, Chicago University
Money, Myth and Misinformation in the Financial War on Terror
Tom Naylor, McGill University
The Constabluary Ethic and the Transnational Condition
James Sheptycki, Université York, Toronto
Jean-Paul Brodeur, CICC