dr. Janine Janssen
Unit: Faculty of law (criminal law and criminology)/ National Expertise Centre for Honour-related Violence of the Dutch Police
Position: Assistant Professor/Head of research
Background and research interests: Janine Janssen does research into law enforcement in multicultural society. As a cultural anthropologist and criminologist she is especially interested in gender issues. The last decade she has published frequently on police work in multicultural communities and police practices for dealing with honour-related violence. Before that she did research in Dutch prisons. One of her studies dealt with the position of female drug smugglers from Latin-America in the Dutch prison system.