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Dr Paula Nunes Mamede Rosa


Department: Social Sciences

Paula Rosa joined Northumbria University in 2023. She is a Lecturer in Criminology and a qualified lawyer in Brazil, where she worked as a criminal defence lawyer in high profile cases. Her research has been mainly on prison policies, having completed a PhD in prison policies and the Inter-American System of Human Rights, at the Faculty of Law of the University of São Paulo (USP). She has published papers and book chapters on white collar crimes, gender-based violence, torture, drugs, prisons, international criminal law and international human rights law. She also does voluntary work with organisations that seek to improve the criminal justice system.

Paula Nunes Mamede Rosa

Prisons; prison policies; prisoners' families; punishment; prisons/punishment and international human rights law; gender-based violence.

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  • Human Rights and Imprisonment: legitimising the penalty or a path to abolition?, Nunes Mamede Rosa, P., Larriera Santurio, S. 7 Sep 2023, 23rd Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology (ESC)
  • O estrangeiro como grupo vulnerável perante o sistema de justiça criminal, Nunes Mamede Rosa, P., Gianini Cartocci, L., Alves de Lacerda, F. 21 Aug 2023, Execução penal e direitos humanos de grupos vulneráveis, São Paulo, Editora D'Plácido
  • O tratamento das pessoas com deficiência nos Sistemas Internacionais de Proteção dos Direitos Humanos, Nunes Mamede Rosa, P., Sire Salgado, J., Burlamaqui Marconi Engler Pinto Viegas, B. 21 Aug 2023, Execução penal e direitos humanos de grupos vulneráveis, São Paulo
  • The International Criminal Court and the symbolic purpose of trials: rescuing the Court’s legitimacy in developing and least developed countries, Larriera Santurio, S., Nunes Mamede Rosa, P. 6 Dec 2022, In: Revue Internationale de Droit Penal
  • A função ressocializadora de acordo com o Poder Judiciário: encarceramento em massa e responsabilidade estatal, Nunes Mamede Rosa, P. 2019
  • A tortura na jurisprudência brasileira: uma análise dos critérios para a desclassificação do crime de tortura, Nunes Mamede Rosa, P. Dec 2017, In: Revista Liberdades

  • Law PhD September 01 2021
  • Law MSc May 10 2017
  • Lecturer Association of Teachers & Lecturers (ATL) 2023

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