Serena Favarin

Serena Favarin is Assistant Professor of Criminology at the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan and researcher at Transcrime – Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime. Her main research interests are spatial analysis of crime, urban crimes, fear of crime, transnational crimes (e.g., illicit waste trafficking, illicit trade in tobacco products) and organized crime.

Scientific articles on COVID-19 and crime
• Campedelli, G. M., Favarin, S., Aziani, A., & Piquero, A. R. (2020) Disentangling community-level changes in crime trends during the COVID-19 pandemic in Chicago, Crime Science, 9 (21): 1-18
• Campedelli, G. M., Aziani, A., & Favarin, S. (2020) Exploring the Immediate Effects of COVID-19 Containment Policies on Crime: an Empirical Analysis of the Short-Term Aftermath in Los Angeles, American Journal Of Criminal Justice,