Professor of Criminology and Comparative Penology
Miranda Boone is Professor of Criminology and Comparative Penology at the Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology.
Since May 15 2017, Miranda Boone is appointed as a Professor of Criminology and Comparative Penology at Leiden University. Prior to that, she worked as a professor in Penitentiary Law and Penology at the University of Groningen and as a senior lecturer Criminal Law and Criminology at Utrecht University.
As a criminologist and a criminal lawyer, Miranda Boone has conducted research at the interface of criminology and criminal law. She is particularly interested in the decision-making processes with regard to the application of sentences from a social science and normative perspective. She conducted research commissioned by the European Commission, the Research Centre of the Justice Department (WODC) and the probation service. Recently she published a textbook on the relation between criminology and criminal law (Boone, Brants and Kool 2016) and a study on prison climate (Boone, Althoff, Koenraadt 2016). Together with Niamh Maguire she edited a volume on breach processes in Europe that will be published by Routhledge in 2017.
- Elina Kurtovic: Criminal records and reintegration. The effects of conviction-based employment restrictions on policy efforts to push back recidivism and juvenile ex-offenders’ chances and motivation to reintegrate in society (expected promotion date end 2017)
- Maaike Beckmann: Criminal records and reintegration. The effects of conviction-based employment restrictions on policy efforts to push back recidivism and juvenile ex-offenders’ chances and motivation to reintegrate in society (expected promotion date mid 2018)
- Mieke Kox: Illegally residing migrants’ understandings of the Dutch immigration system (expected promotion date mid 2019)
- Rozemarijn van Spaendonck, Caught between security and treatment: the extension of the tbs-order (expected promotion date november 2019)