dr hab. Witold Klaus

Witold Klaus – PhD in law, a lawyer and criminologist; professor at the Institute of Law Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences and in the Centre of Migration Studies at Warsaw University; President of the Board of the Association for Legal Intervention; Secretary of the Board of the Polish Society of Criminology. In 2009 awarded Social Nobel Prize by Ashoka Foundation – Innovators for the Public; In 2009 won second prize for the best legal Ph.D. thesis awarded by one of the leading Polish legal journal called “State and Law” [“Państwo i Prawo”]. Coordinator or various projects, including evaluation, monitoring and research projects, author of number of publications on human rights, refugee and immigrant rights, criminology, victimology, criminal policy, juvenile and restorative justice.

Selected publications

Research projects