Global Challenges Research Fund Fellow


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Biography

Shadi is a postdoctoral fellow under the ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund and an associate member of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR). She joined the criminology team in the School of Law in 2017 after completing her PhD research at the University of Glasgow, where she also obtained a MSc degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems. Her doctoral research focused on the problem of violence and drug trafficking around US-Mexico border communities along with the serious implications of militarised counter narcotic operations for residents. Her ESRC postdoctoral project builds upon her doctoral research to explore the novel application of development frameworks used in post-conflict studies to the border context. It aims to advance criminological knowledge on organised crime and to broaden the scope of policy discussions and policymaking debates on the use of security approaches and joint states militarised operations in dismantling criminal network organisations around the US-Mexico communities.

Current Research Interests

Drug-related violence, police corruption, transnational crimes and forced displacement.

Biography

Shadi is a postdoctoral fellow under the ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund and an associate member of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR). She joined the criminology team in the School of Law in 2017 after completing her PhD research at the University of Glasgow, where she also obtained a MSc degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems. Her doctoral research focused on the problem of violence and drug trafficking around US-Mexico border communities along with the serious implications of militarised counter narcotic operations for residents. Her ESRC postdoctoral project builds upon her doctoral research to explore the novel application of development frameworks used in post-conflict studies to the border context. It aims to advance criminological knowledge on organised crime and to broaden the scope of policy discussions and policymaking debates on the use of security approaches and joint states militarised operations in dismantling criminal network organisations around the US-Mexico communities.

Current Research Interests

Drug-related violence, police corruption, transnational crimes and forced displacement.