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Raffaella Sette

Full Professor

Department of Sociology and Business Law

Academic discipline: SPS/12 Sociology of Law, Deviance and Social Change

Director of Second Cycle Degree in Criminology for Investigation and Security

Curriculum vitae

Raffaella Sette, Ph.D. in Criminology, is Full Professor at the Department of Sociology and Business Law – University of Bologna where she teaches “sociology of crime” at the undergraduate course in “social work”, "criminology" at the undergraduate course in "psychological sciences and techniques", "applied criminology" and "security policies" at the graduate course in "Criminological sciences for investigation and security".

Since June 2018, she is the Director of the master program in "Criminological Sciences for Investigation and Security".

She was a member of the Board of Ph. D. in Criminology (Department of Sociology).

She is a member of the Board of Ph. D. in Sociology and Social Research (Department of Sociology and Business Law) at the University of Bologna.

She worked as an expert evaluator for calls H2020-SU-DS-2019, H2020-SU-INFRA-2019, H2020-SU-SEC-2019, CERV-DAPHNE-2022, European Commission, Research Excutive Agency.

She worked as an expert evaluator for topic “6.2.3. Crime and Criminalisation” under the programme “Citizens and Governance in a knowledge based society”, European Commission, Research Directorate-General.

She had a grant for the Marco Polo project 2006 of Bologna University to carry out a three- months research project called “Prévention de la délinquance : une comparaison entre France et Italie” at CESDIP (Centre de recherches Sociologiques sur le Droit et les Institutions Pénales)- CNRS (Francia).

In September 2017, visiting professor at the Centre intégré universitaire de sante et de service sociaux du Centre-Sud-de-l'île-de-Montréal, University of Montreal.


She is the Chief of the Editorial Team of the Rivista di Criminologia, Vittimologia e Sicurezza (The Criminology, Victimology and Security Journal).

From 2002 to 2016, she was an expert of Bologna Surveillance Court.

From 2023, she is an expert of Bologna Youth Court.

She is Life Member of the World Society of Victimology.  

She is the author of many works in the field of criminology and victimology.