Job: Professor of European Criminal Law and Justice
Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School
Address: The Gateway, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 257 7256
Professor of European Criminal Law and Justice. Member of the European Commission's Expert Group on EU Criminal Policy. Estella has previously held posts at the University of Sheffield and the University of Leicester, as well as visiting positions at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Penal Law, Freiburg; the School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia; and the Institute of Criminology, Cambridge. She was a trustee of Fair Trials International from 2002-2008, and chaired the Board of Trustees from 2006-2008.
Estella's primary area of expertise is EU, transnational and comparative criminal law and justice, particularly the evolving penal competence of the EU and its role in governance and citizenship. She also works in the field of punishment and sentencing.
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Freedom, Security and Criminal Justice in the EU; Identities, Citizens and Cultures in the EU; Issues in Comparative Penology; Penology and Sentencing (postgraduate)
Criminal Law; Criminology; EU Law; Punishment and Penal Policy (undergraduate)
BA Law Hons (Nottingham); MPhil Criminology (Cantab)
Advanced Criminal Law; Criminal Law; EU Law
Committee Member, European Criminal Law Association (UK)ECLA;
British Society of Criminology;
Centre for Crime and Justice Studies;
European Criminal Law Association (UK)ECLA;
European Criminal Lawyers Academic Network;
European Society of Criminology;
Howard League for Penal Reform;
Society of Legal Scholars
Recent invited papers include:
'The EU as a Penal Actor: An Investigation of Policy-Making and Governance', Leverhulme Research Fellowship 2011-12
Reviewing: (grant proposals) the Belgian Science Policy Office; (book proposals/manuscripts) Oxford University Press, Sage; (journal articles) Criminology and Criminal Justice; the European Law Review, Evidence and Proof, Governance, the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, the International Journal of Risk, Security and Crime Prevention, the International Review of Victimology, the Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, the Journal of Law and Society.
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