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Academic Biography

Professor Georgios A. Antonopoulos has conducted research for the local authorities in Britain, the British Police, the British Ministry of Justice and the European Commission. He has published widely in the areas of organised crime and illegal markets as well as ethnicity, crime and justice, and in a range of international peer-reviewed journals including the European Journal of Criminology, the British Journal of Criminology, Crime, Law & Social Change, Trends in Organised Crime, and the International Criminal Justice Review.

He is an associate of the Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, associate editor of the Journa Trends in Organised Crime, and member of the editorial boards of the journals Global Crime, International Journal of Cyber-Criminology, Journal of Financial Crime, Journal of Money Laundering Control, Journal of Applied Security Research, Revista Criminalidad, and the British Journal of Criminology.  He has acted as consultant to HM Revenue and Customs, the Cabinet Office and other government bodies and agencies. In 2009 he received the European Society of Criminology 'Young Criminologist Award'.

Summary of Research Interests

Research interests and areas of potential PhD supervision

Georgios' research interests include the criminality, criminalisation and victimisation of minority ethnic groups and migrants, organised crime and illegal markets.

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Projects 2018 2020

Research Output 2003 2018

An anatomy of Turkish football match-fixing

Yilmaz, S., Manoli, A. & Antonopoulos, G., 23 May 2018, In : Trends in Organized Crime. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Fake goods, real money: The counterfeiting business and its financial management

Antonopoulos, G. A., Large, J., Shen, A., Crang, M. & Andrews, M., 11 Apr 2018, Policy Press. 88 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch

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Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Antonopoulos, G. A. G. & Papanicolaou, G. G., 22 Feb 2018, Oxford University Press. 152 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearch

The (Online) Supply of Illicit Lifestyle Medicines: A Criminological Study

Hall, A. & Antonopoulos, G., 17 Jul 2018, (Accepted/In press) Human Enhancement Drugs. Van de Ven, K., Mulrooney, K. & McVeigh, J. (eds.). London: Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

The digital routes of human smuggling? Evidence from the UK

Diba, P., Papanicolaou, G. & Antonopoulos, G., 12 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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