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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 2019

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/ReportBookResearch

Financing of Trafficking in Human Beings in the United Kingdom

Antonopoulos, G., 2019, Financing of Organised Crime: Human Trafficking in Focus. Shentov, O., Rusev, A. & Antonopoulos, G. A. (eds.). Sofia: Centre for the Study of Democracy, p. 405-443

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

The financial investigation of human trafficking in the UK: legal and practical perspectives

Middleton, B., Antonopoulos, G. & Papanicolaou, G., 7 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : The Journal of Criminal Law.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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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

Open Access

An introduction to the special issue on ‘Organised crime and illegal markets in the UK and Ireland’

von Lampe, K. & Antonopoulos, G., 23 Apr 2018, In : Trends in Organized Crime. 21, 2, p. 99-103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

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