Thomas Joyce is a XXXIV cycle Ph.D. candidate of the International Ph.D. in Criminology programme at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, managing editor of the European Journal of Criminal Policy and Research, and the head of proposal coordination at Transcrime. From 2018 to 2020 he served as the assistant associate managing editor of the European Journal of Criminal Policy and Research, and a junior researcher at Transcrime. He has contributed to the development of project proposals for DG HOME, DG JUSTICE, and HORIZON 2020, focusing on his key areas of interest; cybercrime, drugs, prisons and terrorism. His Phd research focuses on the methods used to sell illegal drugs on online cryptomarkets.
In 2014 he completed a Master’s Degree in law with University College Dublin. In the same year he was awarded a scholarship as part of the European CIEL programme, and completed a Diploma in Comparative, International and European Law with University Pompeu Fabra Barcelona. In 2013 he graduated with a Bachelor Degree in law from University College Dublin. During that time, he was awarded a scholarship as part of the European Erasmus programme, and completed a Joint International Degree in Law with Charles University Prague.