Sílvia Gomes

Socióloga/Investigadora

Researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.NOVA) and a Guest Assistant Professor at the University Institute of Maia. 

BIO

Sílvia Gomes  is currently a post-doctoral researcher with a project entitled “Reentry, Recidivism and Desistance: A longitudinal study with ex- and re- prisoners”, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BPD/102758/2014) and based at the University of Minho (in cooperation with Florida State University and University of Amsterdam). The project is being developed under the supervision of Professors Manuel Carlos Silva (UMinho), Thomas Blomberg and William Bales (FSU) and Floris Vermeulen (UvA).  
She is a researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences (CICS.NOVA) and a Guest Assistant Professor at the University Institute of Maia. 
Sílvia Gomes completed her degree in Sociology at the University of Minho (5 years), in 2008. She concluded her PhD in Sociology at the Institute of Social Sciences at the same university in 2013, under the supervision of Professor Manuel Carlos Silva and Professor Helena Machado, with a thesis entitled “Crime, Ethnicity and Inequalities: A comparative analysis between foreign groups from Eastern Europe and African Portuguese-Speaking countries and national Roma groups”. Within the doctoral project, she was a visiting student researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, under the supervision of Professor Loïc Wacquant.  
She is co-coordinating the Thematic Section on Sociology of Law and Justice of the Portuguese Sociological Association, and is a member of the Working Group on Immigration, Crime and Citizenship and on Gender, Crime and Justice, both of the European Society of Criminology. 
Author of several books, book chapters and papers in scientific journals, her main areas of research are focused on crime and media, crime and ethnicity, prison studies, intersectional approaches, and social inequalities. More recently she has also been focused on topics such as life-course criminology, prison re-entry, recidivism and criminal desistance.

powered by eventQualia