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Pia Struyf

Pia Struyf

Teaching Assistant
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Biography

Pia Struyf is a teaching assistant and PhD candidate. She holds a master’s degree in Criminology (VUB, 2017), and has research interests in the sex work, police and policing, fear of crime and public space. For her Master’s thesis, Pia evaluated the communication of forensic science data between police and experts in a murder investigation. In 2018, she conducted a systematic review on the effectiveness of DNA databases for police, society, and criminologists at the University of Ghent. In September 2018, she has conducted research on the impact of street lighting on crime and fear of crime at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Currently, she is doing a doctoral research on the relationship between police and sex workers. Focussing on the perspective of sex workers, she voices esorts and home-based sex workers and their needs when experiencing victimization.

 

Research Line: Policing and Surveillance

 

Courses taught at the VUB in 2020-2021

Name  Link

Kwalitatief criminologisch onderzoe

More info
Policing and Surveillance More info

 

Keywords 

#policing

#forensicscience

#fearofcrime

Location

4B311
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels