Curriculum Vitae

Anamika Twyman-Ghoshal, Ph.D.

Areas of interest

Global Crime, Crimes of the Powerful, White Collar Crime, Crimes of Globalization, Maritime Piracy, Climate Change, Terrorism, Criminological Theory & Policy, Restorative Justice.

Education

  • Ph.D.
    Criminology and Justice Policy, 2012, Northeastern University, USA
  • LL.M.
    International Business Law, 2002, Queen Mary, University of London, UK
  • LL.B. (Hons.)
    Business Law, 1995, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

Academic Positions

  • 2021 – Present

    Senior Lecturer of Criminology, School of Natural and Social Science, University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK

  • 2017 – Present

    Associate Professor of Criminology (tenured), Department of Sociology and Criminology, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA

  • 2013 – 2017

    Assistant Professor of Criminology, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA

  • 2012 – 2013

    Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Department of Criminal Justice, Endicott College, Beverly, MA, USA

  • 2012

    Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, USA

  • 2012

    Lecturer, College of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA

LEADERSHIP AND OVERSIGHT

  • 2021 – Present

    Editorial Board Member: Crime and Delinquency

  • 2021 – Present

    Editorial Board Member: Critical Criminology: An International Journal

  • 2019 – 2021

    American Society of Criminology's Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

  • 2019 – 2021

    Stonehill Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice Steering Committee Member

  • Spring 2019

    Stonehill Leader and Organizer ‘Light and Hope against Hate Teach-in’

  • 2018 - 2019

    Stonehill Criminology Club Faculty Lead.

  • 2017 - 2019

    Stonehill Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Social Justice Bold Ideas Proposal Senior Committee Member.

  • 2017 - 2019

    Stonehill Provost’s Advisory Committee on Diversity Co-Chair.

  • 2014 - 2017

    Stonehill Learning Inside Out Network Program Co-Founder & Co-Lead

  • 2014

    Committee Chair, Distinguished Book Award of the American Society of Criminology Division of International Criminology.

  • 2011 - 2017

    Newsletter Editor, American Society of Criminology Division of International Criminology.

  • 2010 - 2012

    Book Review Editor, Crime, Law and Social Change, Springer Interdisciplinary Journal.

  • 2007 - 2010

    Managing Editor, Crime, Law and Social Change, Springer Interdisciplinary Journal.

Current Projects

  • Passas, N., & Twyman-Ghoshal, A. Criminology Explains White Collar Crime. University of California Press.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Passas, N. Big Oil and Anthropogenic Climate Change: A True Crime Story.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Wahrer, K. International Criminal Justice and Extraordinary State Crime: The case of the British Indian Ocean Territory.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Carkin Lacorazza, D. Uncovering Criminology: A Reflexive Postcolonial Review.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Passas, N. Terrorism and Global Anomie Theory.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. Extraterritorial Somali Piracy Prosecutions.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. Contemporary Maritime Piracy Database 1991-2018 (Online portal: maritimepiracy.com).

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Twyman, C. Restorative Justice Application (Interactive Application: restorativ.app)

Publications

Forthcoming

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., Patten, E., & Ciaramella, E. (in press). Media Representation of the Nexus between Climate Change and Crime. Critical Criminology.

Articles

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2021). State co-offending: The case of the recolonization of the Chagos Archipelago and the forced eviction of the Chagossians. Critical Criminology, 29(2).

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2021). Global anomie theory. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Oxford University Press

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Carkin Lacorazza, D. (2020 Sept/Oct). Antiracist & Decolonized Teaching: A Call to Action. ASC The Criminologist, Lead Article.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Pierce, G. (2014). The Changing Nature of Contemporary Maritime Piracy: Results from the Contemporary Maritime Piracy Database 2001-2010. British Journal of Criminology, 54(4), pp. 652-672.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2014). Contemporary piracy research in criminology: A review essay with directions for future research International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 38 (3), pp. 281-303. *Routledge Social Science Most Read 2014*

Book Chapters

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2019). Crimes of the Powerful: A Global Perspective.

    In M. Natarajan’s (Ed.), International and Transnational Crime and Justice: An Anthology. Cambridge University Press

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2019). Globalization and Crime / International Maritime Bureau / International Terrorism / Sea Piracy / United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas.

    In P. Reichel’s (Ed.), Global Crime: An Encyclopedia of Cyber Theft, Drug Smuggling, Human Trafficking, Weapons Sales, and other Illicit International Activities. ABC-CLIO.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2018). Somali Maritime Predation: Traditional Piracy or a New Form of Terrorism?

    In J. Windle, J. Morrison, A. Winter & A. Silke’s (Eds.), Historical Perspectives on Organised Crime and Terrorism. Routledge

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Passas, N. (2015). State and Corporate Drivers of Global Dysnomie: Horrendous Crimes and the Law.

    In G. Barak (Ed.), Routledge International Handbook on the Crimes of the Powerful. Routledge.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2014). Dysnomie and the Contemporary Maritime Piracy Challenge.

    In E. Plywaczewski (Ed.), Current Problems of the Penal Law and Criminology. C.H.Beck.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Passas, N. (2012). Controlling Piracy in Southeast Asia – Thinking Outside the Box.

    In R.C. Beckman and J.A. Roach (Eds.), Piracy and International Maritime Crimes in ASEAN: Prospects for Cooperation. Edward Elgar Publishing

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., & Rousseau, D. (2010). From the American Dream to a Global Dream.

    In G. Tamene, W.T. Bagatelas, D. Reichardt, & B.S. Sergi. (Eds.), Studies in Contemporary International Relations and Politics. Budrich UniPress.

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2005). Corruption, Fraud, and Organized Crime in the Emerging Baltic Economies

    In B. S. Sergi and W. T. Bagatelas (Eds.), Ethical Implications if Post-Communist Transition Economics and Politics in Europe. IURA.

Book Reviews

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A. (2012). Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice.

    Book Review of R. Henham and M. Findlay’s Exploring the Boundaries of International Criminal Justice. International Criminal Justice Review, 22(3).

  • Twyman-Ghoshal, A., (2008). Reintegration of Rehabilitation: Making people happy.

    Book Review of T. Ward and S. Maruna’s Key Ideas in Criminology: Rehabilitation. Crime, Law and Social Change, 50(4-5).

Reports/Consultancies

Other

Awards

  • 2019

    Stonehill College Jean Hamler Diversity and Social Justice Award

  • 2019

    Stonehill College Student Government Association Award for Light and Hope against Hate Teach-in

  • 2018

    Stonehill College Syllabus Prize: Innovations in Teaching Award

  • 2012

    Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Award

Grants

  • 2019 - 2020

    Amherst College Research Grant: Piracy Prosecution Research $5,000

  • 2018 - 2020

    Stonehill College Research Grants: Maritime Piracy Projects. The total value awarded over three years amounts to $36,000

  • 2017 - 2018

    Private Sector Grant: Adapting and applying educational technology for higher education $20,000.

  • 2015

    Stonehill College Classroom Innovation Grant: Criminological Theory $1000

  • 2009

    Northeastern University Dissertation Research Grant $3000

Presentations

  • 2019

    International Criminal Justice and Extraordinary State Crimes: The Case of the British Indian Ocean Territory, American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, CA

  • 2019

    Power and Collusion: The case of the forced eviction of the Chagossians, European Society of Criminology Conference, Ghent, Belgium

  • 2018

    Globalization and Forced Eviction: An Exploration of an Obscured Crime of the Powerful, British Society of Criminology Conference, Birmingham, UK

  • 2017

    Somali Maritime Predation: Traditional Piracy or a New Form of Terrorism? European Society of Criminology Conference, Cardiff, UK

  • 2015

    Authors/Editor Meet the Critics: Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful, American Society of Criminology Meeting, Washington, DC

  • 2014

    Maritime Piracy: Anomie in Somalia, American Society of Criminology Meeting, San Francisco, CA

  • 2013

    Exploring Historical and Political Context in Studying International and Transnational Crimes, American Society of Criminology Meeting, Atlanta, GA

  • 2013

    Understanding Contemporary Maritime Piracy: A Case Study of Somalia, American Society of Criminology Meeting, Atlanta, GA

  • 2012

    Piracy Redefined: Results from the Contemporary Maritime Piracy Database 2001-2010, American Society of Criminology Meeting, Chicago, IL

  • 2012

    Understanding Contemporary Maritime Piracy, Northeastern University Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo, Boston, MA

  • 2011

    Developing an Empirically Based Typology of Contemporary Maritime Piracy, American Society of Criminology Meeting, Washington, DC

  • 2009

    Modern Maritime Piracy 1991-2001, American Society of Criminology Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2008

    The Social Construction of the Dangerous and Perverse, with Garrett Warfield, American Society of Criminology Meeting, St.Louis, MI

  • 2007

    Feminine Role in Ideologically Driven Collective Criminality, with Danielle Rousseau, The American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA

Invited Talks

  • 2021
    • The Evolution of Somali Piracy
    • Albright Institute for Global Affairs, Wellesley College, MA, USA
  • 2020
    • Using a Critical Criminology Lens: From Maritime Piracy to Climate Change, Keynote Speaker at the First International Symposium on Crime Studies,
    • Center for Criminology and Forensic Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana, India
  • 2020
    • Mossville: When Great Trees Fall" Film Screening & Discussion
    • League of Conservation Voters, Climate Action, NH, USA
  • 2020
    • Climate Change and the Global Order
    • Foreign Policy Association,
    • Paul Pratt Memorial Library, Cohasset, MA, USA
  • 2018
    • Somali Maritime Piracy and the Ocean Environment
    • Falmouth Historical Society & Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Falmouth, MA, USA
  • 2014
    • Results from the Contemporary Maritime Piracy Database 2001 to 2010
    • International Maritime Bureau Colloquium. London, UK
  • 2014
    • Maritime Piracy in Somalia
    • Swiss Academy for Development Colloquium. Biel, Switzerland.
  • 2014
    • Invited Participant, United Nations Commission on International Trade
    • Law, International Commercial Fraud Colloquium. Vienna, Austria.

Campus Talks

  • 2020
    • Senior Enrichment Lecture Series on Globalization
    • Martin Institute for Law & Society Community Outreach, Stonehill College
  • 2018
    • Plenary Panel-Crossing Barriers, Changing Minds: Fostering Productive Connections across Ideological Divides in Higher Education,
    • Stonehill College, Academic Development Panel
  • 2018
    • Populism and Extremism
    • Stonehill College Community Conversations
  • 2017
    • Migration and Vulnerability
    • Stonehill College Community Conversations
  • 2013
    • Contemporary Maritime Piracy
    • Endicott College Colloquium

Courses

Stonehill College

  • CRM 120

    Critical Introduction to Criminal Justice

  • CRM 201

    Criminological Theories

  • CRM 355

    Global Crime

  • CRM 310

    Research Methods for Criminology

  • CRM 405

    Seminar on Crimes of the Powerful

  • CRM 356

    Terrorism

  • CRM 470

    Criminology Capstone Seminar

  • CRM 480

    International Criminology Capstone Seminar

  • POL 101A

    Model United Nations

Stonehill College Supervised Student Research

  • Spring 2021
    • Theorizing White Collar Crime,
    • Anna Samaniego ‘2021
  • Spring 2021
    • Globalization and Oppression,
    • Hannah Prasad ‘2021
  • Fall 2019/2020
    • Somali Piracy Prosecutions in Seychelles,
    • Molly Parent '2020
  • Spring 2019
    • Climate Change and Crime,
    • Emma Patten '2019 and Elena Ciaramella '2019
  • Spring 2019
    • Pathways of Women into Terrorism,
    • Michaela Kewley '2019
  • Spring 2019
    • The Russian Annexation of Crimea: An International Crime?
    • Chase LeMay '2019
  • Spring 2018
    • Examining the Deterrent Effect of Federal Hate Crime Statutes,
    • Ryan Murphy '2018
  • Fall 2016
    • Crimes of International Financial Institutions: A Case Study of Uganda,
    • Kayla McNulty '2017
  • Fall 2016
    • Who are the Most Influential Criminologists in American Criminology?
    • Cameron Burke '2017
  • Spring 2016
    • Human Trafficking in Serbia,
    • Katie Wahrer '2017
  • Spring 2016
    • Examining the Presence and Potential of Restorative Justice in Serbia in Cases of Discrimination,
    • Cameron Burke '2017
  • Fall 2015
    • The Use of Forced Labor by Multinational Corporations,
    • Katherine Wahrer '2017, Emma Dionne '2017,
    • Alexandria Taylor '2017 & Alexandria Navarro '2017
  • Spring 2015
    • Comparing Narratives of Radicalization and De-Radicalization,
    • Alexander Coe '2015 and Anthony Beltramello '2015
  • Spring 2014
    • Analyzing Forced Labor Prosecutions in the United States,
    • Nicole Zolli '2014

Endicott College

  • CJ 100

    Introduction to Criminal Justice

  • CJ 200

    Criminological Theories

  • CJ 350

    Terrorism Studies

  • CJ 400

    Current Issues: Globalization and Transnational Crime

  • CJ 489 & 490

    Senior Thesis Seminar I & II

Northeastern University

  • CRIM 1100

    Introduction to Criminal Justice

  • CRIM 2200

    Criminological Theories

  • CRIM 3000

    Internship Seminar: Criminal Justice Practice & Theory

SERVICE TO STONEHILL COLLEGE

  • Spring 2019

    ‘Hate has no home here’ Campus Campaign

  • Spring 2019

    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion College Audit Working Group

  • Spring 2019

    Campus Anti-Bias Training Working Group Member

  • 2018 - Present

    Faculty of Color Association Senior Faculty Member

  • 2018 - Present

    Faculty Senate Member

  • 2018 - Present

    Governance Committee Member

  • 2018 - 2019

    Criminology Club Faculty Advisor

  • 2017 - 2019

    Institutional Diversity Action Committee

  • 2016 - Present

    Gender Studies Steering Committee

  • 2014 - 2019

    Provost’s Advisory Committee on Diversity

  • 2014 - 2017

    Faculty Grievance Committee

Manuscript Review

  • Crime, Law and Social Change
  • Crime Science
  • Diplomacy & Statecraft
  • Feminist Criminology
  • International Criminal Justice Review
  • Justice Quarterly

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND JOURNALS

Member

  • American Society of Criminology
    • Division of International Criminology
    • Division on Critical Criminology
    • Division on Terrorism and Bias Crimes
  • European Society of Criminology
  • International Society of Criminology
  • British Society of Criminology

NON-ACADEMIC SERVICE

  • 2015 - Present

    Facilitator, Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ), Concord, MA

Languages

  • English (Native)
  • German (Fluent)
  • Polish (Fluent)
  • French (Good)
  • Bengali (Conversational)