Francesco Calderoni

Senior Researcher

Francesco Calderoni is Full Professor of Criminology at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan. He is the coordinator of the M.Sc. in Crime and Security Analysis (CrimeSec) and of the International Ph.D. in criminology. He is researcher at Transcrime since September 2005. He participated in several research projects with a role of coordinator.

He graduated magna cum laude in Law at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi of Milan (2005) and he obtained the International PhD in Criminology at Università Cattolica (2009). From 2009 to 2011 he has been research fellow at Università Cattolica for the application of social network analysis to criminal organizations. From 2011 to 2015 he has been assistant professor, and from 2015 to 2021 associate professor, at Università Cattolica.

His main areas of interest are organized crime, illicit markets, corruption, criminal and preventive policies against complex crimes, and the analysis of criminal networks.