Borsa Aperta
Borsa Assegnata

Food Safety and Criminal Compliance: Towards New Enforcement Models Against Individuals and Corporations

  • Reference person
  • Host University/Institute
    Unitelma Sapienza
  • Internship
  • Research Keywords
    Food safety
    Criminal Compliance
  • Reference ERCs
  • Reference SDGs
    GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Studente
  • Co-Supervisor


Suggested skills:

Knowledge of the main research methodologies of criminal law, with regard to the analysis of private and public sources, case law and scientific literature.The Ph.D. Student must also be able to apply the comparative law method and conduct empirical research by carrying out interviews with experts in the field.

Research team and environment

Research at UnitelmaSapienza (a young online & distance learning University directly linked to Sapienza University of Rome) is carried out in various Laboratories, Research Centers and Research Groups.Prof. Mongillo, Full Professor of Criminal law and supervisor of the research project, is involved in a national and international research and institutional network, collaborating with various universities (e.G., Luiss Università, Unimore, Univ. Vanvitelli, Univ. Santiago de Compostela, Univ. Castilla-la Mancha , Università Autonoma de Barcelona, London University, Leipzig Univerisity) - and institutions (e.G., Cnpds, International Association of Penal Law, Italian Anticorruption Authority, Ministry of Justice) – in research on corporate criminal liability, food crime, corporate compliance. This research, coordinated by prof. Mongillo, will see also the collaboration of various young scholars with a specific expertise in this field, including the fight against food crime and corporate crime. This line of research aims at investigating the future perspective for improving these systems, fostering an increasing exchange of best practices between the public and private sectors.