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Dr Susann Wiedlitzka

Post:Lecturer in Criminology (Sociology)
Location:FREEMAN CENTRE FRE-G27
Email:S.Wiedlitzka@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:3609
UK:01273 873609
International:+44 1273 873609
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Biography

In 2016, Susann completed her doctorate in criminology at the University of Queensland (Australia). Her PhD thesis focuses on how differences in legislative frameworks influence patterns of victimization and the willingness of citizens to report hate crime across different Australian jurisdictions. She completed a Master of Arts in International Criminology at the University of Hamburg (Germany) and a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences with a concentration in Criminal Justice at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (USA).

Role

Susann Wiedlitzka is a Research Fellow, working on an EU DG Justice-funded research study on hate crime, which examines the application of criminal laws and sentencing provisions for hate crime across five EU Member States. In addition, Susann is a Research Fellow on a ‘Policing Hate Crime’ project, which investigates whether a direct connection between activity on social media platforms and offline hate crime incidents exists.

Lifecycle of a Hate Crime Project: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/law/research/projects/lifecycle-hate-crime