Reinhard Kreissl


Dr. Reinhard Kreissl is a sociologist who has published extensively on theoretical criminology. He is the co-editor of of “Surveillance in Europe” (Routledge 2014) and has authored several articles on social control, public security, and welfare state theory. He wrote his habilitation on legal aspects of public order policing and has contributed to and managed several research projects. Dr. Kreissl has been a fellow at the Hanse Institute of Advanced Studies and is currently Research Manager at IRKS. He was a member of the European Security Research Innovation Forum (ESRIF), a member of the Security Advisory Group of the European Commission and a member of the Police-Human-Rights team of the Austrian Ministry of Interior. Dr. Kreissl is CEO of IR and is the co-ordinator of the FP-7 projects IRISS and ASSERT

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