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Associate Professor of Criminology, Western Sydney University

Dr Paddy Rawlinson’s research covers transnational and organised crime in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe on which she has published over the past fifteen years. Her book From Fear to Fraternity: A Russian Tale of Crime, Economy and Modernity (Pluto Press 2010) takes a critical look at the hidden narratives behind the West’s obsession with Russian organised crime . Current research includes the trafficking of Roma children to the UK and state-corporate harm in relation to health and medicine. Paddy has taught at the Universities of Edinburgh, Bangor, Leicester and the LSE. She is Associate Professor in International Criminology at the University of Western Sydney.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Criminology , University of Western Sydney


  • 1998 
    London School of Economics, PhD