prof. dr. mr. W. Huisman

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Wim Huisman (1970) is a professor of criminology and the head of the VU School of Criminology. Wim Huisman is founder and board member of the European Working Group on Organizational Crime (EUROC) of the European Society of Criminology. Currently, Wim Huisman is chair of the Netherlands Society of Criminology and Co-editor in chief of Crime, Law & Social Change.


The research focus of Wim Huisman is on the field of white-collar crime, corporate crime, and organised crime. Recently funded research projects focus on criminal careers of white-collar offenders, corporate complicity to gross human rights violations, causes of corruption, corporate environmental crime and the prevention of food fraud.


Wim Huisman has been a visiting professor at Griffith University, Brisbane, Northeastern University, Boston, USA, and Mekelle University, Ethiopia.


Ancillary activities

  • Crime, Law & Social Change | New York | Co-Editor in Chief | 2020-01-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

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Research Output 1995 2020

Holding Businessmen Criminally Liable for International Crimes: Lessons from the Netherlands on How to Address Remote Involvement

Cupido, M., Hornman, M. & Huisman, W., 2020, Accountability, International Business Operations, and the Law: Providing Justice for Corporate Human Rights Violations in Global Value Chains . Routlegde, p. 170-191

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Rule violations by SMEs: The influence of conduct within the industry, company culture and personal motives

Peeters, M., Denkers, A. & Huisman, W., 1 Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Criminology. 17, 1, p. 50-69 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
small and medium-sized enterprise
organizational culture

Corporate involvement in international crimes: In Nazi Germany, Apartheid South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

van Baar, A., 2019, 262 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

Open Access

Corporations, human rights and the environmental degradation-corruption nexus

Huisman, W. & Sidoli, D., May 2019, In : Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law. 22, 1, p. 66-92 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalReview articleAcademicpeer-review

human rights
environmental degradation

Activities 1995 2012

  • 19 Lecture / Presentation
  • 4 Editorial work
  • 3 Expert meeting
  • 3 Membership

Politie Amsterdam-Amstelland (External organisation)

W. Huisman (Member)

Activity: MembershipAcademic

Situational Crime Prevention & Environmental Crime

W. Huisman (Speaker)
18 Sep 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Corporate culture and regulatory compliance

W. Huisman (Speaker)
12 Jun 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Vermogensdelicten en onveiligheid op het werk: de klok luiden of niet?

D. van Dijk MSc (Speaker), M. Malsch (Speaker), G. Wolters (Speaker), W. Huisman (Speaker)
14 Jun 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic


Food crime & corporate crime

W. Huisman (Speaker)
17 Jan 2012

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Press / Media