Georgios Papanicolaou


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Dr. Georgios Papanicolaou is Associate Professor at Northumbria Law School, UK. He has studied law and penal sciences at the University of Athens, Greece, and criminology and criminal justice at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. 

Research interests

Georgios's research has developed around the following themes:

  • the political economy of policing and security; the historical development, organisation and functions of the police in national and transnational context
  • the political economy of organised crime, studied in the context of various illegal markets, and particularly in the context of irregular migration, human smuggling and trafficking
  • policing, democracy and strategies for innovation and reform.

Further Information

Georgios is

  • elected vice-president of the Greek Society for the Study of Crime and Social Control and member of the editorial collective of the Soceity's journal Antigone
  • member of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control and of the British Society of Criminology

Education/Academic qualification

Criminology, PhD


Award Date: 4 Dec 2008

Criminology, MSc, University of Edinburgh


Award Date: 6 Dec 2000

Criminology, LLM, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


Award Date: 22 Dec 1999

Law, LLB, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens


Award Date: 20 Dec 1996


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