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Joanne vd Leun


Joanne van der Leun is full Professor of Criminology at Leiden University. She is Program Director of Criminology (BA and MA) since 2008. She was trained at Utrecht University in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (MA) with a specialisation in Urban Studies and she holds a PhD in Sociology (Eramus University 2001). She is member of the Advisory Committee on Migration Affairs and the Correctional Services Accreditation Panel of the Ministry of Safety and Justice, the Netherlands. She is active in several Editorial Boards and Committees. Her research interests lie in the field of urban issues of crime and migration. She has primarily been involved in interdisciplinary research projects, both nationally and internationally. She publishes nationally and internationally about migration, crime and policy, irregular migration, human trafficking, processes of incorporation of migrants. Together with Dr. Maartje van der Woude she coordinates research in this area in the Netherlands She is an active member of the CINETS network.