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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, the European Journal on Criminal Policy & Research, the Journal of Consumer Culture, and the International Criminal Justice Review.

He is an associate of the Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, editor-in-chief of the journal 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, as well as the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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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Constructing and organising crime in Europe

van Duyne, P. (ed.), Serdyuk, A. (ed.), Antonopoulos, G., Harvey, J. & von Lampe, K., 2019, Eleven International Pubishing.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

organized crime
money laundering

Counterfeit goods fraud: an account of its financial management

Antonopoulos, G. A., Hall, A., Large, J. & Shen, A., 4 Jun 2019, In : European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

financial management
organized crime
law enforcement

Financing of Organised Crime: Human Trafficking in Focus

Shentov, O. (ed.), Rusev, A. (ed.) & Antonopoulos, G., 2019, Sofia: Centre for the Study of Democracy. 429 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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