Klaus von Lampe John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York

Klaus von Lampe is an associate professor in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. He teaches courses in the areas of criminology, comparative criminal justice and international criminal justice. Prior to coming to John Jay College in 2008, he has, for many years, directed the Organized Crime Research Project at Free University Berlin, Germany, and practiced law as an attorney with a specialization in representing victims of investment fraud. Dr. von Lampe is the author, co-author and co-editor of numerous books, book chapters and journal articles on crime, crime prevention and corruption with a special focus on the illegal cigarette trade, illegal power structures, and transnational crime. Since 2007, he has been Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Trends in Organized Crime and a past President (2012-2013) of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime.