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Margo De Koster studied History and Sociology at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, where she worked from 1998 to 2006 at the Department of History as a researcher of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific research, and obtained her PhD in History on girl delinquency in the interwar period, in 2003. Afterwards she extended her post-doctoral research to the study of youth, urban crime and policing in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She is assistant professor in Historical criminology at the VU Amsterdam and at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels.

Research

Margo de Koster conducts research in the programme Empirical and Normative Studies. Her expertise is in the following fields: History of crime and criminal justice, 19th-20th centuries; Juvenile delinquency and youth justice; Police systems and practices; Urban crime and social control; History of criminology.

Teaching

Historical criminology

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Research Output 2010 2017

De geschiedenis van de Belgische en Nederlandse politie: een tussenstand

Ponsaers, P., Meershoek, G. & de Koster, M. 2017 Herinneren en vergeten in de politie. Meershoek, G., De Koster, M. & Ponsaers, P. (eds.). MAKLU Uitgevers, p. 7-12 6 p. (Cahiers Politiestudies; vol. 45)

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

Eeuwig ambigu en problematisch?: Heden en verleden van de verhouding politie – bevolking

de Koster, M. 2017 Herinneren en vergeten in de politie. Ponsaers, P., Meershoek, G. & De Koster, M. (eds.). MAKLU Uitgevers, p. 13-29 17 p. (Cahiers Politiestudies; vol. 45)

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

Herinneren en vergeten in de politie

Ponsaers, P. (ed.), Meershoek, G. (ed.) & de Koster, M. (ed.) 2017 MAKLU Uitgevers. 314 p. (Cahiers Politiestudies; vol. 45)

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewBook

Policing Minorities

de Koster, M. & Reinke, H. 2016 Oxford Handbook of the History of Crime and Criminal Justice in Europe and North America, 1750-1945. Johansen, A. & Knepper, P. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University press, p. 268-204

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewChapter

Politie en migratiecontrole: een lange geschiedenis

de Koster, M. 1 Nov 2016 In : VMHP-Nieuws. p. 24-27

Research output: PopularArticle