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Maria João Guia

Maria João Guia is author of a PhD thesis on "Immigration, violent crime and crimmigration" at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. She is a Guest Lecturer of the Master in Criminology and Degree in Law in Instituto Superior Bissaya Barreto and an Associate Researcher at the Center of Human Rights, at the Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra. She published two books on Immigration and Crime (2008 and 2010), organised another in Portuguese language on crimmigration (2012), co-edited the book "Social Control and Justice: Crimmigration in the Age of Fear" (2012) with Maartje van der Woude and Joanne van der Leun and she is co-editor and editor of forthcoming publications. She was appointed in 2012 as a SYLFF Fellow for her leadership and organisational skills with a grant to develop academic projects. CINETS network has been one of her academic priorities. She organised and co-organised various panels, workshops, discussion groups and conferences under topics such as Immigration and Crime, Crimmigration, Human Trafficking, and the Rights of victims in criminal processes.