Short bio

Dr. Christophe Vandeviver is a Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow Fundamental Research from the Research Foundation—Flanders (FWO) at the Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP), Ghent University. He is a Fellow of the Belgian Young Academy  and affiliated with the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR) as an International Research Fellow . His research focuses on the spatial and temporal analysis of crime and crime control, crime science, and sexual violence victimization. 


  • Geography of crime and crime control
  • Crime science
  • Sexual violence

Selected projects

  • 2018-2021 – Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship: “How burglars select targets: A micro-level test of hierarchical burglary selection models”
  • 2018-2022 – Interdisciplinary Research Project: “Where Police Patrol: Preventing Crime Through Effective Patrol Strategies” 
  • 2017-2021 – Belgian Research Action through Interdisciplinary Networks (BRAIN-be) Research Project: “UN-MENAMAIS: Understanding the Mechanisms, Nature, Magnitude, and Impact of Sexual Violence in Belgium”

Selected publications

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