Hannah Reiter MSc

Junior Researcher

Museumstrasse 5/12
AT-1070 Wien

phone: +43.1.526 15 16
Email: hannah.reiter@irks.at

*1993 2015 BA in Sociology from the University of Vienna. 2016 MSc (with Distinction) in Criminology, Criminal Justice and Social Research, University of Surrey (UK). Since 2016 Junior Researcher at the IRKS.

Research Emphasis

Police research, gender & policing, rehabilitation & desistance


  • SiGit

    Situation, problem, and motivation: Overcrowded prisons, high numbers of prisoners with mental health issues, high numbers of foreign national prisoners, and increasing reported numbers of assaults upon prison guards and brawls between inmates suggest…

  • MOMA

    Compared to the penitentiary system, little is known about the conditions in Austrian police detention centres (administrative detention, detention pending deportation). However, police detention faces several problems that will become even more pressing…


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