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Profile: Dr Eleni Dimou

Dr Eleni Dimou

The Open University, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Professional biography

Dr Eleni Dimou joined the Open University as a Lecturer in Criminology in January 2018. Before that, she worked as a Research Assistant with Dr Deanna Dadusc on the project: ‘Contested borders: Refugees’ solidarity structures, networks and social movements in the Netherlands and Greece’, which seeks to draw an international comparison between refugees’ experiences and solidarity networks in Athens and Amsterdam. Prior to this, she worked as a Lecturer and Assistant Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Kent for eight years.

She conducts research on issues around power and resistance. She particularly focuses on processes of criminalisation and also on the harms and crimes illuminated when looking at how forms of power constructed during colonialism still perpetuate today. In terms of resistance, she focuses on music subcultures, countercultures and social movements

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