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Tom Bauwens

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Dr. Tom Bauwens is voluntary member of the research group Crime & Society at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He currently works as a coordinator in the Brussels Observatory for Prevention and Security where he is responsible for the evaluation of public policy in the Brussels-Capital Region. He was a fellow of the Flanders Research Foundation (FWO) and his doctoral dissertation about the role of the mayor in the local governance of security won the Belgian award for best dissertation on Crime and Security in 2015. The areas of his expertise include the local governance of security, the evaluation of crime prevention policies, the politics of anti-social behaviour and the administrative approach of crime.









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