Andrew M. Jefferson

Contact information:

Rehabilitation and Research Centre for Torture Victims



Scientific focus area

· perpetrative institutions and networks (PINs)

· prevention of torture and organised violence

· transitional justice

· justice sector reform

· comparative penology

Co-founder (with Peter Scharff Smith) - Scandinavian Studies of Confinement Research Network (SSC)

Scientific panels organised:

· Hierarchies of Victimhood at the biannual conference of the International Society for Theoretical Psychology, Toronto, Canada

· Justice, Law and (post) Conflict at the annual conference of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Preston, UK

· The social life of the prison – perspectives from the south - at the British Society of Criminology Conference, Leicester, UK