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Serena Favarin is Assistant Professor in Criminology at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano (Italy). She has recently graduated with International PhD in Criminology at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (March 2015). From June to December 2013, she was a visiting scholar at George Mason University, Fairfax (VA), where she collaborated with Professor David Weisburd.
In September 2011 she received the Master’s degree in Applied Social Science, specializing in Crime Sciences and Technologies for Security, from the Faculty of Sociology of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan with a dissertation on “Democracy and violent crime in countries in transition: the Western Balkan case”. In 2009 she graduated from the Università degli Studi di Padova with a Bechelor’s degree in Social Sciences. In March 2011 she did and internship at the Statistics and Survey Section (SASS) of the United Nation Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Vienna and in September 2011 she was an intern at Transcrime.
Her fields of interest include primarily crime statistics, spatial analysis of crime and analysis of illicit markets. 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”. She is also the coordinator of the project “BlockWaste – Blocking the loopholes for illicit waste trafficking” that aims to provide strategic analysis of the threats and risks related to illicit trafficking of waste (IWT) across Europe to improve the prevention capabilities of EU public and private agencies.
Articles in academic journals
Chapters in books and other publications
Co-partecipation in the following reports
CONSIGLIO SUPERIORE DELLA MAGISTRATURA – Professor Savona presents a report on ‘New markets, economies and financial transaction instruments’.
CONVEGNO ‘RI-CONOSCERE IL RADICALISMO IN ITALIA’ – Professor Savona presents a report on ‘A European approach to the risk of radicalization in prison’.
19th ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CRIMINOLOGY – Professor Savona and Professor Calderoni present the final results of the European project Proton.
PROTON FINAL CONFERENCE – Professor Savona and Professor Calderoni present the final results of the European project Proton in Ghent.
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.
Just few days to register to the #ProtonEU Final #Conference! We will discuss about #recruitment to #organisedcrime and #terrorism. Info and link to register to the #event here https://t.co/EbmtL5jtT0 #h2020 @Unicatt
Just few days to register to the #ProtonEU Final Conference! We will discuss about #recruitment to #organisedcrime and #terrorism and present the main results of the #project. Info and link to register to the #event here https://t.co/EbmtL5jtT0 #h2020 @Unicatt
At the #ProtonEU’s Final #Conference we will present PROTON-S and PROTON Wizard, two software tools testing the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing #recruitment to #organisedcrime and #terrorism. For further information about this event https://t.co/EbmtL5jtT0 @EU_H2020 https://t.co/WFWGmHntmG
At the #ProtonEU’s Final #Conference we will present PROTON-S and PROTON Wizard, two software tools testing the effectiveness of policies aimed at reducing #recruitment to #organisedcrime and #terrorism. For further information about this event https://t.co/EbmtL5jtT0 @Unicatt https://t.co/HqTGgXANzk