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Dr Simone Santorso

Biography Simone Santorso is a lecturer in criminology whose main research interests are in penology, penal policy and critical prison studies.

He came to Hull from the University of Padua (Italy) where he worked as a part-time lecturer between 2014 and 2016.

Simone studied a degree in sociology at the University of Padua where he was later awarded an MA in Criminology and Social Security.

He worked as research associate for Victim Support in London between 2009 and 2010, before completing his studies with a PhD in Sociology of the Cultural Phenomena and Normative Process at the University of Urbino (Italy).