Emilo Ayos

Professor Emilio Ayos

University of Buenos Aires

Emilio Ayos is Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and Researcher of the National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) at the Gino Germani Research Institute (IIGG), Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires.

Emilio obtained a BA in Sociology, Master’s in Social Policies, and Doctorate of Social Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires. He is Director of the Comparative Research Program at IIGG.

Emilio has specialised in the relationship between the fields of crime control and social policy, as well as the ways in which the issue of security is constructed in public debate. He is author of the book ‘Crime and poverty: spaces of intersection between the criminal policy and the social policy in the first decade of the new century’. The book was published as a prize for obtaining the Mention of Honor in the fourteenth Contest of Monographs of Criminal Sciences carried out by the Brazilian Institute of Criminal Sciences. He has published many scientific papers in his field of expertise.