University of Trento

Andrea Di Nicola
Ph.D. and assistant professor in criminology at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento, where he is currently teaching criminology and applied criminology, as well as the optional course eCriminology: ICT, law and criminology. For over 15 years, he has been dealing with economic and organised criminality, urban security, environmental criminology and with the links between crime and the Internet. Since 1998, he has taken part in and supervised more than 40 international studies (for the European Commission and the European Parliament, for the Italian Ministry of Interior, of Justice and for Equal Opportunities). This experience enabled him to acquire specific competences in the realisation and management of complex studies employing quantitative and qualitative criminological research techniques. He has authored many publications, including articles, chapters and books.

Andrea Cauduro
Ph.D. and research fellow in criminology at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento, where he teaches the optional course: Evaluation of anti-crime policies; eCriminology: ICT, law and criminology; Penal and criminological aspects of the mafia-phenomenon. He mainly deals with organised crime and its links with the Web. Since 2004, he has taken part in more than 10 international studies (for the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Italian Ministry for Equal Opportunities), developing specific competences in the realisation and management of complex studies employing quantitative and qualitative criminological research techniques. He has authored several publications including articles, chapters of volumes and books on organised crime and on the links between crime and the Internet.

Fabrizio Costantino
He is research fellow in criminology at the Faculty of Law – University of Trento. In 2014 he obtained a PhD in Law from the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. He is member of GRITIM - Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration. In 2014 he was Visiting Lecturer at the Deparment of Law, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona. In 2013 he was Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford. In 2012, he attended the Essex Summer School in Social Sciences and Data Analysis, University of Essex. In 2010 he worked at the Policy Analysis and Research Branch of United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna. His research topics are quantitative criminology, corruption, criminal organizations and illegal immigration.

Fiamma Terenghi
Ph.D. and research fellow in criminology at the Faculty of Law – University of Trento. Since 2003 she has worked in the field of urban security, youth deviance and policy evaluation, taking part to local, national and international projects and developing quantitative and qualitative research abilities. She has also been research consultant for the Urban Office of the Municipality of Cremona (2006-2008) and the Regional Service for Security Policies and Local Police of the Region of Emilia Romagna – Città Sicure (2010-2012). Within eCrime her research activity focuses on organised crime and criminal markets.

Miodrag Petrovic
In 1988 he took his first degree in Work Organisation (short degree course) at the University of Novi Sad (Serbia), then he graduated in International Economics and Trade in 1991 at the same university. Later he also graduated in Economics in 1997 at the University of Trento. After several work experiences with Italian Credit Institutions and Private Companies, he started supporting research activities at the Transcrime Secretariat, Trento (2003-2009) and then at the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science (DISI), University of Trento (2010-2012). Since March 2013 he works within eCrime Administrative Staff, supporting national and international research project activities.