Vânia Carneiro Sampaio
Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security MA
Vânia Sampaio holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminology from University of Porto, Portugal, and a master’s degree in Terrorism, International Crime and Global Security from Coventry University. During her bachelor’s degree, she was an intern at the criminal investigation unit of the National Republican Guard (Portugal’s gendarmerie police). Her master’s dissertation focused on the civil society’s role in fighting organised crime, namely the Sicilian Mafia. Besides her academic path, Vânia has also developed collaborations with a Portuguese online media platform and a TV-channel in the creation of online content on criminological matters. She is currently a Junior Consultant and Researcher for IPS_Innovative Prison Systems, a company dedicated to innovation in the criminal justice system.