Prof. Dr. Stefan Harrendorf

tenured professor

Department of Criminology, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Comparative Criminal Law and Justice 

contact information

Domstr. 20

17487 Greifswald

Germany

Office Nr. 222

Tel.: +49 (0)3834 420 2138

stefan.harrendorf@unigreifswald.de

Office hours during the winter semester 2016/2017

Wednesdays 10-11 am

curriculum vitae

  • Born 1976 
  • June 1995 Abitur (German university entrance qualification)
  • 1995 - 2001 Law studies at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • March 2001 First State Examination
  • 2001 - 2005 Researcher at the Department of Criminology, Juvenile Penal Law and Penology and Ph.D. student; writing of a dissertation on reconviction and criminal careers of violent offenders ("Rückfälligkeit und kriminelle Karrieren von Gewalttätern")
  • 2005 - 2007 Trainee lawyer at the Higher Regional Court Berlin (Kammergericht Berlin)
  • July 2006 Viva voce
  • February 2007 Second State Examination (bar exam)
  • March 2007 – December 2008 Senior researcher / lecturer at the Department of Criminology, Juvenile Penal Law and Penology at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • July 2007 Prize of the Faculty of Law for the best dissertation 2007
  • September 2009 - January 2010 Consultancy at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (regarding the Crime Trends Survey)
  • January 2009 – May 2015 Akademischer Rat (temporary) at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • June 2015 – September 2015 Senior researcher / lecturer at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
  • July 2015 "Habilitation" (title of the habilitation monograph: "Absolute und relative Bagatellen. Grenzen des Strafrechts bei geringfügiger Delinquenz"); venia legendi for criminal law, criminal procedure law, criminology, penology and comparative criminal justice
  • September 2015 Acceptance of offered Professorship from the University of Greifswald
  • October 2015 – November 2015 substitute Professor at the Department of Criminology and Criminal Law at the University of Greifswald
  • December 1, 2015 Appointed Professor at the Department of Criminology and Criminal Law at the University of Greifswald
  • February 2016 extension of department denomination to Criminology, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Comparative Criminal Law and Justice

Editorships and board memberships in scientific journals

  • Criminal Law Forum: Associate Editor (Since November 2015)
  • European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research: member of the editorial board (since November 2015)

Publications

Monographs and edited books

Monographs and edited books

  • European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics - 2014, 5th edition, HEUNI Publication Series No. 80, Helsinki: HEUNI 2014 (together with Marcelo F. Aebi, Galma Akdeniz, Gordon Barclay, Claudia Campistol, Stefano Caneppele, Beata Gruszczyńska, Markku Heiskanen, Vasilika Hysi, Jörg-Martin Jehle, Anniina Jokinen, Annie Kensey, Martin Killias, Chris G. Lewis, Ernesto Savona, Paul Smit and Rannveig Þorisdottir).
  • Strafrecht als interdisziplinäre Wissenschaft: 4. Symposium junger Strafrechtswissenschaftlerinnen und Strafrechtswissenschaftler, Baden-Baden: Nomos 2015 (editor together with Stefanie Bock and Manuel Ladiges).
Articles in academic journals and books

Articles in academic journals and books

  • Kursorische Überlegungen zur Strafbarkeit und Strafwürdigkeit tatvorbereitender computervermittelter Kommunikation, in: Asholt / Kuhli / Ziemann / Basak / Reiß / Beck / Nestler (eds.), Grundlagen und Grenzen des Strafens, Baden-Baden: Nomos 2015, pp. 139 - 156 (together with Stefanie Bock).
  • Strafbarkeit und Strafwürdigkeit tatvorbereitender computervermittelter Kommunikation, in: ZStW 126 (2014), pp. 337 - 381 (together with Stefanie Bock).
  • Neues zur Gefährlichkeit von Gewalttätern: Rückfälligkeit im sechsjährigen Intervall 2004 - 2010, in: Albrecht / Jehle (eds.), National Reconviction Statistics and Studies in Europe, Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen 2014, pp. 183 - 210.
  • Attrition, in: Heiskanen / Aebi / van der Brugge / Jehle (eds.), Recording Community Sanctions and Measures and Assessing Attrition, A Methodological Study on Comparative Data in Europe, HEUNI Publication Series No. 77, Helsinki: HEUNI 2014, pp. 126 - 142 (together with Jörg-Martin Jehle and Paul Smit).
  • Die Strafbarkeit der Versendung anwaltlicher (Ab-)Mahnschreiben, in: AnwBl. 2014, pp. 492 - 497.
  • How Can Criminology Contribute to an Explanation of International Crimes?, in: Journal of International Criminal Justice 12 (2014), pp. 231 - 252.
  • Offense Definitions' Impact on Criminal Justice Data Quality, in: Michalos (ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, Dordrecht: Springer 2014, pp. 4471 - 4477.
  • Negotiated Agreements and Open Communication in Criminal Trials: The Viewpoint of the Defense, in: German Law Journal 15 (2014), pp. 65 - 79 (together with Stefan König).
  • How to Record Data on Community Sanctions and Measures and the Work of Probation Agencies across Europe: The Approach of the European Sourcebook, in: Caneppele / Calderoni (eds.), Organized Crime, Corruption and Crime Prevention, Essays in Honour of Ernesto U. Savona, Cham: Springer 2013, pp. 93 - 101 (together with Jörg-Martin Jehle).
  • Towards Comparable International Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics. Where Do We Stand? What Can We Expect?, in: Kuhn / Schwarzenegger / Margot / Donatsch / Aebi / Jositsch (eds.), Criminology, Criminal Policy and Criminal Law in an International Perspective, Essays in Honour of Martin Killias on the Occassion of his 65th Birthday, Zürich: Stämpfli 2013, pp. 131 - 147.
  • "Deal": Ein Freispruch auf Bewährung und seine Auswirkungen, in: AnwBl. 2013, pp. 321 - 324 (together with Stefan König).
  • Methodische Überlegungen zu Möglichkeiten und Grenzen vergleichender Punitivitätsmessung auf der Grundlage internationaler Kriminalitätssurveys, in: Dölling / Jehle (eds.), Täter-Taten-Opfer. Grundlagenfragen und aktuelle Probleme der Kriminalität, Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg 2013, pp. 785 - 806.
  • Überlegungen zur Strafwürdigkeit tatvorbereitender computervermittelter Kommunikation im Internet. Zugleich Besprechung von BGH, Beschl. v. 16.03.2011 - 5 StR 581/10 - Zauberwald (= StV 2012, 146), in: StV 2012, pp. 687 - 695 (together with Stefanie Bock and Peter Rackow).
  • Rückfälligkeit und kriminelle Karrieren von Gewalttätern: Neue Ergebnisse auf der Basis der Rückfallstatistik 2004 - 2007, in: BewHi 2012, pp. 40 - 63.
  • Offence Definitions in the European Sourcebook of Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics and Their Influence on Data Quality and Comparability, in: Eur J Crim Policy Res 18 (2012), pp. 23 - 53, DOI 10.1007/s10610-011-9161-z.
Commentaries

Commentaries

  • §§ 245, 248, 249, 252, 256 - 259 StPO, in: Dölling / Duttge / Rössner (eds.), Gesamtes Strafrecht: StGB, StPO, Nebengesetze, Handkommentar, 4th edition, Baden-Baden: Nomos 2017 (together with Stefan König).
  • Vorbemerkung zu §§ 66 ff. (together with Jörg-Martin Jehle), §§ 66-66c (together with Jörg-Martin Jehle), §§69-70b StGB. In Satzger / Schluckebier / Widmaier (eds.), Strafgesetzbuch Kommentar, 3.Auflage, Köln: Heymanns 2017.
  • §§ 111a, 132a StPO, in: Satzger / Schluckebier / Widmaier (eds.), Strafprozessordnung, Kommentar, Köln: Heymanns 2014.
  • §§ 245, 248, 249, 252, 256 - 259 StPO, in: Dölling / Duttge / Rössner (eds.), Gesamtes Strafrecht: StGB, StPO, Nebengesetze, Handkommentar, 3rd edition, Baden-Baden: Nomos 2013 (together with Stefan König).
Casenotes, conference proceedings, book reviews and other publications

Casenotes, conference proceedings, book reviews and other publications

  • Casenote for OLG (Higher Regional Court) Bamberg, Beschluss vom 03.12.2014 − 1 Ws 622/14, in: Strafverteidiger 2015, pp. 540 – 541.
  • Review of Endrass, Jérôme / Rossegger, Astrid / Urbaniok, Frank Borchard, Bernd (Hrsg.): Interventionen bei Gewalt‐ und Sexualstraftätern: Risk‐Management, Methoden und Konzepte der forensischen Psychiatrie, in: Neue Kriminalpolitik 2012, pp. 160 ‐ 162.