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Dr Simone Santorso

Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • Department of Criminology and Sociology

Qualifications

  • MA (Partner to be confirmed)
  • MA (Partner to be confirmed)
  • PhD (Partner to be confirmed)

Summary

Simone Santorso is a lecturer in criminology whose main research interests are in penology, penal policy and critical prison studies. He came to Hull from the University of Padua (Italy) where he worked as a part-time lecturer between 2014 and 2016. Simone studied a degree in sociology at the University of Padua where he was later awarded an MA in Criminology and Social Security. He worked as research associate for Victim Support in London between 2009 and 2010, before completing his studies with a PhD in Sociology of the Cultural Phenomena and Normative Process at the University of Urbino (Italy).

Book

Farsi la galera. Spazi e culture del penitenziario

(2018). Farsi la galera. Spazi e culture del penitenziario

Book Chapter

Resistant adaptation: Reflections on escape from Italian prisons

Santorso, S. (2018). Resistant adaptation: Reflections on escape from Italian prisons. In T. M. Martin, & G. Chantraine (Eds.), Prison Breaks: Toward a Sociology of Escape, 87-112. Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-64358-8_4

Journal Article

Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti

Santorso, S. (2018). Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti. Antigone, XII(2), 109-128

The prison city. Space, community and ethnicization processes

Santorso, S. (2016). The prison city. Space, community and ethnicization processes. Etnografia e ricerca qualitativa, 227-248. doi:10.3240/84119

Researching good practices to overcome prison. Deinstitutionalisation of mental hospitals and slavery abolition: what works"

Santorso, S. (2018). Researching good practices to overcome prison. Deinstitutionalisation of mental hospitals and slavery abolition: what works?. Revista Brasileira de Ciencias Criminais, 144(1), 553-572

Postgraduate supervision

Simone is happy to hear from potential students interested in undertaking research in any of his areas of interest.

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

The Higher Education Academy Fellowship

2019