Professor of Criminology and Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Federico Varese is Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. He maintains active research links with the Centre in his capacity as Research Associate.

Hi research interests include criminology, organised crime, corruption, Soviet criminal history, and the dynamics of altruistic behaviour. He is currently working on the application of network analysis to criminal behaviour and a comparative study of Mafia groups.


  • –present
    Research Associate and Professor of Criminology, University of Oxford