Brenda Oude Breuil

About this speaker

Brenda Oude Breuil is Assistant Professor of Criminology at the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology, Utrecht University. She started her academic career in cultural anthropology and joined the department of Criminology in 2009. She teaches in the MA 'Global Criminology' and is member of the research schools Utrecht Centre for European Research into Family Law (UCERF) and Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE). She is fellow at the Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges. Her main research expertise concerns 'new forms of exploitation in the global economy', in particular (perceptions on) international sex work and human trafficking. She has also studied and published on transgender (prostitution) migrants, illegal tobacco trade, and other forms of exploitation within global mobility. Her theoretical interests include cultural and sensory criminology. She studies how crime is part of, and embedded in culture-in-the-making. Brenda Oude Breuil is chair of the division of Cultural Criminology of the Dutch Society of Criminology (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Criminologie) and is member of the UU Commission Interpersonal Integrity.


Human smuggling and trafficking

13 October 2022, 11:30 PM
Brenda Oude Breuil Amy Plummer Bret Windhauser Brian Nussbaum Brandon Behlendorf Victoria Wozniak-Cole