Photo of José A. Brandariz

José A. Brandariz


Degrees:Ph.D. (Coruña)

José A. Brandariz is an associate professor of criminal law and criminology at the University of A Coruna, Spain. He is an associate editor of the European Journal of Criminology and a former member of the executive board of the European Society of Criminology (2016-2019). Over his 25-year academic career, Prof Brandariz has published some twenty books and 150 journal articles and book chapters, and has given lectures and courses in some twenty European and American countries, focusing on criminal law, penal policies, criminology and penology issues. In addition, he has been visiting professor and visiting research fellow at various international universities, such as Arturo Prat (Chile), Bologna (Italy), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Coimbra (Portugal), Chicago (USA), Freiburg (Germany), Luigi Bocconi (Italy), Northern Arizona (USA), and Pompeu Fabra (Spain), among others. Prof. Brandariz has mainly focused his research on bordered penality and border criminology, political economy of punishment, and managerial penality issues in the recent past.