Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy
Department of Criminology, Penal Law & Social Law, Ghent University
Prof Dr. Tom Vander Beken
Tom Vander Beken is professor at the department of Criminology, Criminal law and Social law of the faculty of Law and Criminology. He is also director of the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP). 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...).