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Susanne Reindl-Krauskopf is Professor of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Criminology, Head of the Department of Criminal Law and Director of ALES-Austrian Center for Law Enforcement Sciences and was Associate Dean (2010-2014) of the School of Law at the University of Vienna, Austria.

Besides her academic career, Susanne has taken an active role in consultancies, e.g. she acted as representative of the Permanent Mission of The Holy See to the International Organisations during the preparations of the UN Convention on Transnational Crime in Vienna. She is currently member of the Advisory Board of the Section ‘Fundamental Rights and Interdisciplinary Exchange’ of the Austrian Judges‘ Association, of the Criminal Law Commission at the Austrian Chamber of Lawyers, of the Austrian Security Police Academy’s Advisory Board at the Austrian Ministry of the Interior and Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Recently, she was appointed member of the Board advising the Austrian Minister of Justice in matters of ministerial instructions to be given to prosecution authorities.

Susanne’s main research fields within the area of criminal law, criminal procedure and police law are law enforcement and fundamental rights (esp. surveillance, interception and other data collection methods), tasks and responsibilities of the executive and the judiciary in law enforcement as well as selected areas of crime, eg smuggling of migrants, trafficking in human beings, computer- and cybercrime, corruption in the private and public sector, (fraudulent) abuse of social services, criminal organisations. She has published 14 books and more than 100 articles in these fields.