Alessia Massari Juneseo Hwang Dwi N. Adhiasto Paxton Mayer Jay Albanese Mark Gibson

An analytical approach to fauna crimes

A Talk by Dwi N. Adhiasto , Mark Gibson , Jay Albanese , Juneseo Hwang , Alessia Massari and Paxton Mayer

About this Talk

In this session, Juneseo Hwang from Queen’s University Belfast, will present his paper on ‘Ecocide in South Korea: The Longest Seawall in the World and Its Criminality’, this presentation will introduce the debate on “ecocide” through the seawall project in South Korea. After this intervention, Alessia Massari from University of Milan will present the findings of her research, which examines the issue of water crimes supported by concrete examples from Italy carried out by criminal organizations. Dwi N. Adhiasto will deliver a presentation on the two main organized groups involved in illegal wildlife trafficking in Indonesia. Thereafter, Mark Gibson will introduce his study on illegal keeping and trade of living wildlife in Trinidad and Tobago. The session will conclude with a presentation by Paxton Mayer, who will speak about what factors cause the fauna crime market to expand or contract through quantitative analysis.

13 October 2022, 02:30 PM

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

About The Speakers

Dwi N. Adhiasto

Dwi N. Adhiasto

Senior Technical Advisor, SCENTS (Science for Endangered and Trafficked Species) Foundation

Wildlife crime, wildlife conservation, investigation techniques, criminal justice


Mark Gibson

Mark Gibson

Director, The Nurture Nature Campaign

Director of the Nurture Nature Campaign, a 13-member NGO coalition seeking to end the harmful wildlife trade in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean.


Jay Albanese

Jay Albanese

Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

Professor in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University and specializes in organized crime, corruption, ethics and transnational crime.


Juneseo Hwang

Juneseo Hwang

Lecturer, Sungkonghoe University


Alessia Massari

Alessia Massari

University of Milan


Paxton Mayer

Paxton Mayer

PhD Candidate, International Affairs, Carleton University

Paxton Mayer is a Doctoral Candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Her research focuses predominately on the intersection of crime and environmental conservation.