Dr Simone Santorso

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.

His work has featured in leading journals including the British Journal of Criminology , The Police Journal as well as national and international policy documents. He is a member of the European Prison Observatory, Associazione Antigone National Observatory for the State of the Prison (Italy) and co-ordinator of the working group on Punishment, Prison and Detention for the European Group For Study Deviance and Social Control

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).

Recent outputs

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Book

Farsi la galera. Spazi e culture del penitenziario

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

Journal Article

Exploring the impact of body-worn video on the everyday behaviours of police officers

Harrison, K., L’Hoiry, X., & Santorso, S. (in press). Exploring the impact of body-worn video on the everyday behaviours of police officers. Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles, https://doi.org/10.1177/0032258x211000834

Prison and political violence: the impact and harm of counterterrorism policies. A comparative socio-historical analysis

Santorso, S. (in press). Prison and political violence: the impact and harm of counterterrorism policies. A comparative socio-historical analysis. Memoria e ricerca, 2 - 2019(May-August), 275-292. https://doi.org/10.14647/93540

Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti

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

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

Research interests

Critical Prison Studies

Penal Policy

Social Exclusion and criminalisation

Organised crime

Police accountability

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Evaluation of the Deployment of Body-Worn Video in Humberside Police

Funder

N8 Policing Research Partnership

Grant

£5,000.00

Started

1 December 2018

Status

Complete

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