Slotboom, Anne-Marie

Dr. Anne-Marie Slotboom


Unit: Faculty of law (criminal law and criminology)
Position: Associate professor

Background and research interests: Anne-Marie Slotboom received her PhD in developmental psychology and held research positions at Leiden University and the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement. She is currently an Associate Professor at the Criminal Law and Criminology Department of the VU University in Amsterdam. Her main publications have been focused on prison conditions in women’s prisons, women’s prison experiences, and girls in the juvenile justice system. Furthermore, she coordinated a study for the Dutch ministry of Justice on the need for gender specific interventions. Her current research interest is concentrated on pathways to female imprisonment, female desistance and juvenile delinquents treated in outpatient clinics. Together with Machteld Hoeve, Menno Ezinga and Peer van der Helm she just published a Dutch state of the art book on female delinquency (Criminele meisjes en vrouwen: Achtergronden en aanpak, 2012). She is a member of the ESC working groups Prison Life and the Consequences of Imprisonment and Gender Crime and Justice.