3-18 November 2022
Dr. Tommaso Comunale (@ComunaleTommaso) is an Analyst of the Security Program at the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD).He is a criminologist with several years of experience in academic and policy research in the fields of Justice and Home Affairs.
He is the coordinator of Project CYBBAR (Cybercrime Victimisation Barometer), funded by the European Commission to investigate cybercrime against businesses in the EU. His research focuses on underreporting of cybercrime, and he is involved in the development of a cross-country business cyber victimisation survey. At CSD, he also conducts research on transnational organised crime, terrorism and violent extremism, and trafficking in human beings.
Previously, he worked for three years as a researcher at Transcrime (Milan), where he investigated recruitment into organised crime groups, criminal careers of mafia offenders, and street gang violence. In 2019, he was a visiting research scholar at the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (Amsterdam)and provided consultancy work for the UN Office on Drugs and Crime’s Research Branch. In 2014, he served as an individual contractor at the International Criminal Court.
He holds a PhD in Criminology (European Doctorate) from the Catholic University of Milan and he is a member of the European Society of Criminology.
15 March - 4 April 2023
6-26 April 2023
1-20 October 2022
1-23 September 2022
9 - 24 May 2022
12-19 May 2022
13 - 21 Feb 2020
16 Sep 2019 - 4 Oct 2019
19 Aug 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
Visiting Fellow 30 Oct 2018 – 30 Nov 2018