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Criminology and Terrorism

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Forensic investigation

Prof. Arian van Asten is a professor of Forensic Analytical Chemistry and On-Scene Chemical Analysis. His research focuses on forensic investigations of explosives and drugs, forensic toxicology and forensic microtrace analysis, including glass, fibres and gunshot residue. Van Asten worked at the Netherlands Forensic Institute for 12 years and has extensive knowledge about the role of the forensic expert and the added value of forensic investigations in criminal investigations.| | 020 525 7656

Criminal law and criminal procedure

Jurist and sociologist Dr Jill Coster van Voorhout is an expert in the field of criminal law and criminal procedure, as well as in the fight against and prevention of domestic, international, and cross-border crimes. She focuses, among other things, on new methods of establishing facts for crimes such as human trafficking, money laundering and corruption offenses in public-private partnerships.| | 020 525 3935

Göran Sluiter (photo: Jeroen Oerlemans)
Photo: Jeroen Oerlemans
International crimes and human rights violations

Prof. Göran Sluiter is a professor of international criminal law and a partner at Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers. His areas of expertise include the procedural aspects of international criminal tribunals, and the limits of liability for international crimes and serious human rights violations. As a lawyer, he represents suspects and victims of human rights violations before Dutch courts and international criminal tribunals. | | 020 525 3315

Bertjan Doosje (photo: Jeroen Oerlemans)
Photo: Jeroen Oerlemans

Prof. Bertjan Doosje is professor by special appointment of Radicalisation Studies in the Social Psychology department. His areas of expertise are stereotyping and discrimination, emotions in intergroup relations, radicalisation and polarisation. | | 020 525 6885

Marieke de Goede (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
Photo: Kirsten van Santen
Financing of terrorism

Prof. Marieke de Goede is professor of Political Science. She conducts research into European security culture, and the role of risk analysis and the use of commercial data in security policy. Her research also focuses on the fight against terrorist financing. |

Sven Brinkhoff (photo: Kirsten van Santen)
Photo: Kirsten van Santen)
Criminal law in the Netherlands

Prof. Sven Brinkhoff is professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law. In addition to his general expertise in criminal law and criminal procedure law, his focus is on the structure of and fight against organised crime, the use of undercover investigation methods, prosecution witnesses, civilian-assisted investigations and ethnic profiling. Activities include investigating the use of these methods in the Dutch criminal justice system and analysing the impact of significant cases, such as the Marengo trial, on criminal law and society. |