Project Description

Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Department of Criminology
Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussel
Room 4B388
+32(0)486692317
veerle.scheirs@vub.ac.be

Veerle Scheirs is assistant professor and postdoctoral researcher at the Criminology Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel where she is vice-chair of the research group Crime and Society (CRiS), responsible for the coaching of the pre-doctoral researchers and the organisation of internal research seminars. Her main fields of interest are penal decision-making, the implementation of prison sentences and release from prison with a special interest in the study of (failed) release- and reintegration-trajectories.

Current teaching:
Penologie en Penitentiair Recht (Penology and Penitentiary Law); Profiel Penologie (Profile Penology); Stage in Criminologie (Internship in Criminologie)

Previous education:
Master in Criminology; Doctor in Criminology