Prof. Dr. Tom Vander Beke

Ghent University, Department of Conflict and Development, Middle East and North Africa Research Group

Prof. Dr. Tom Vander Beken is professor at the department of Criminology, Criminal law and Social law of the faculty of Law and director of the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy. His research focuses primarily on the reaction (of the criminal justice system) to serious forms of crime with a special focus on the impact on vulnerable groups (mentally disordered persons, people without legal residence...)