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Marina Mancuso is teaching assistant in the course of “Sociology of complex criminal phenomena”, Master Degree in International Cooperation Policies for Development, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. She graduated with the International PhD in Criminology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (February 2014). In December 2009 she received an Honours Master’s degree in Applied Social Science, specializing in Crime and Security, from the Faculty of Sociology of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, with a dissertation on “The Middle-East oil industry: vulnerability and security measures. A survey of Iraq’s pipelines” (L’industria petrolifera in Medio Oriente: vulnerabilità e misure di sicurezza. Un’indagine sulle pipeline in Iraq). In October 2007 she received an Honours Bachelor’s degree in Science of Social Phenomena and Organizational Processes from the Faculty of Sociology of the same University.
Her research topics include primarily: smuggling of migrants, trafficking in human beings and sexual exploitation. She is researcher at Transcrime since June 2010 (Milan office) where she conducts research on the illicit trade in tobacco products and she collaborates in the Project Organized Crime Portfolio funded by the European Commission. She is currently conducting research on the illicit trade in firearms and she is part of the research team involved in the project “FIRE – Fighting illicit firearms trafficking routes and actors at European level” and she is participating at the project DIGIWHIST (The Digital Whistleblower. Fiscal Transparency, Risk Assessment and Impact of Good Governance Policies Assessed) (2015-2018).
Chapter in edited book
Articles in academic journals
Since 2010 to present she has collaborated at some research projects, among which: “I beni sequestrati e confiscati alle organizzazioni criminali nelle regioni dell’Obiettivo Convergenza: dalle strategie di investimento della criminalità all’impiego di fondi comunitari nel riutilizzo dei beni già destinati” Italian Ministry of Interior, under the programme Programma Operativo Nazionale 2007-2013; THB:COOPtoFIGHT “The fight against trafficking in human beings in EU: promoting legal cooperation and victims’ protection” funded by the European Commission and “Factbook on the illicit trade in tobacco products” funded by Philips Morris International.
THIRTY-SEVENTH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON ECONOMIC CRIME – Professor Savona speaks on “Transparency an effective tool in fighting crime?” at Jesus College.
SUMMER LAW SCHOOL ON TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME (ELSA) – Prof. Savona presents a report on UN Convention on Transnational Organized Crime at Università di Napoli Federico II.
UNODC MACRO/Expert group – Prof. Savona gives a report on “From Mexico to Balkans: framing data collection on organized crime”.
EUROPEAN COMMISSION – Prof. Savona participates in the meeting of national anti-corruption experts.
12th EU EXPERIENCE SHARING PROGRAMME WORKSHOP – Professor Savona presents a paper on “Assessing the risks of infiltration of Organised Crime in the legitimate economy: tools and remedies in the procurement sector”.
ILLICIT NETWORKS WORKSHOP – Professor Francesco Calderoni presents the Agent Based Model of the Proton project on the recruitment of organized crime.
Prof. Savona and Prof. Francesco Calderoni participate in the presenting conference of the preliminary results of PROTON in Palermo.
Marco Dugato discusses about measuring transnational organised crime at international workshop on Global Justice: Some Key Issue Areas and Policy Concerns.
On the occasion of Stockholm Criminology Symposium, Prof. Savona speaks of reducing opportunities for organized crime: from crime proofing (supply) to recruitment processes (demand).
On the occasion of the first International Conference on Crime Risk Analysis, Marco Dugato shows some examples of the application of RTM in Italy.
Our #PhD candidate @CampedelliGian participates at the International #Conference on Computational Social Science presenting his work that integrates network science and #deeplearning to investigate memory dynamics in jihadist #terrorist attacks @IC2S2 #ic2s2 #terrorism #Amsterdam https://t.co/0yDcQjZ2sM
Su @lemondefr, @AlbertoAziani parla dell’aumento dei #TrafficiIlleciti nel #porto di #Brindisi e di come questo sia collegato al crescente ruolo della #Cina nel commercio nel Mediterraneo https://t.co/wh4ibrXjeF #contraffazione #mafia #sigarette #contrabbando
Su @lemondefr, @AlbertoAziani parla dell’aumento dei #TrafficiIlleciti nel #porto di #Brindisi e di come questo sia collegato al crescente ruolo della Cina nel commercio nel Mediterraneo https://t.co/MbA5xKH8bx #contraffazione #mafia #sigarette #contrabbando