Zelia Gallo

Email: Z.Gallo@lse.ac.uk
Room: New Academic Building 5.11
Tel.020 7849 1159

Dr Zelia Gallo holds an BA in Law with Law Studies in Europe from the University of Oxford, and an MSc in the Sociology of Crime and Deviance from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Before beginning her PhD at LSE, Zelia worked as a researcher at the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, London. Zelia's PhD 'The Penality of Politics: Punishment in Contemporary Italy,1970 to 2000' analyses Italian penality as a case study with which to critique theories of contemporary Western punishment.

Research Interests
  • Comparative criminal justice

  • The political economy of punishment

  • The role of political institutions and political culture in shaping punishment, including judicial contributions to national penality.

  • Punishment and migration.