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Prof. Dr. Fernando Miró-Llinares

Dean of the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences

Chair of Crímina Research Centre for the Study and Prevention of Crime

Miguel Hernandez University (Elche)

Fernando Miró-Llinares is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Law at Miguel Hernández University of Elche (Spain), Dean of the Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of the same University and Director of the Crímina Research Centre for the study and prevention of crime. His main research interests circumscribed to Cybercrime are built on Environmental Criminology approaches such as cybervictimization, routine activities, cyberplaces, online radicalization and use of Internet technologies among others from both theoretical and empirical point of view. He is one of the most recognized and cited cybercrime specialists in Spain, developing relevant contributions on the architecture of cyberspace, different forms of cybervictimization and the impact of online hatespeech.

Professor Miró-Llinares belongs to seven international networks of the highest prestige such as the European Society of Criminology (ESC), the American Society of Criminology (ASC), the Spanish Society of Criminological Research (SEIC), the International Society of Criminology (ISC), the International Criminal Law Society (ICLS), The Conference of Ministers of Justice of Ibero-American Countries (COMJIB), and also takes part on the Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis Symposiums.

As Principal Investigator, he has lead national and regional projects and participated in European Projects as leading Human Factor partner. During his researching career, he has written 10 books, 38 book chapters, 35 articles in various scientific journals and has given more than 100 lectures in Congresses, Seminars and Symposiums.

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