Robin Hofmann (R.)
Dr. Robin Hofmann is an assistant professor for criminal law and criminology at Maastricht University. He coordinates and teaches the Master course Criminalistics and Forensic DNA. His research interests are in empirical and comparative legal research, cross-border cooperation between law enforcement agencies, and international policing. He has conducted several EU Research projects, among others in Kosovo and with prosecutors from Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium on cross-border cooperation. Robin Hofmann is a trained lawyer in Germany where he also obtained his PhD in law in 2016. In addition he as an academic background in sociology and has worked as a legal trainee for the German Prosecution Service, the German Foreign Office and the UNICTY in The Hague. Currently he is visiting researcher at the University of Oslo, evaluates projects for Deloitte Brussels and advises on Cannabis-legalization in Europe.
Find out more about Robin Hofmann on his homepage and visit his European Criminal Justice Channel on youtube.
Empirical legal research
EU criminal law and crime policies
Police reform and Community Oriented Policing
Cross-border cooperation in criminal matters