Kevin Goris

Dr. Kevin Goris

Kevin Goris

Researcher

Leuvenseweg 86 - 1000 Brussels
E-mail: kevin.goris@vlaamsparlement.be
T +32 (0)2 552 4593 

 

Dr. Kevin Goris (°1986) holds both a Master’s degree in Criminology and a Bachelor’s degree in History from the KU Leuven University. In 2014, he successfully defended a doctoral thesis on the recent history of Flemish youth care at the Free University of Brussels. At the Free University of Brussels, he also obtained a Master’s degree in History and a Teaching certificate in the field of Cultural and Social Sciences.

He successively worked as teaching assistant at the Leuven Institute of Criminology (KU Leuven University), researcher at the Crime & Society research group (Free University of Brussels), policy advisor at the Belgian Public Prosecutor’s Office and assistant of a Member of Belgian Federal Parliament in the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee investigating the circumstances of the 22 March 2016 terrorist attacks in Brussels.

In February 2017 he joined the Flemish Peace Institute where he conducts research on firearms, illicit firearms markets and terrorist access to firearms in Belgium and Europe.

 Studies

  • Master in History (Free University of Brussels, 2018)
  • Teaching certificate in the field of Cultural and Social Sciences (Free University of Brussels, 2016)
  • Ph.D. in Criminology (Free University of Brussels, 2014)
  • Bachelor in History (KU Leuven University, 2011)
  • Master in Criminology (KU Leuven University, 2008)

 

Career

  • Assistant of a Member of Belgian Federal Parliament in the Parliamentary Inquiry Committee investigating the circumstances of the 22 March 2016 terrorist attacks in Brussels (August 2016 – January 2017)
  • Policy assistant Human Rights League, Ghent (November – December 2016)
  • Policy advisor Belgian Public Prosecutor’s Office (December 2014 – July 2016)
  • Researcher Crime & Society research group, Free University of Brussels (February 2011 – May 2014)
  • Teaching assistant Leuven Institute of Criminology, KU Leuven University (September 2008 – January 2011)

Selected bibliography

  • Duquet, N. & Goris, K. (2018), The illicit gun market in Belgium: A lethal cocktail of criminal supply and terrorist demand, in: Duquet, N. (red.), Triggering terror: Illicit gun markets and firearms acquisition of terrorist networks in Europe, Brussels: Flemish Peace Institute
  • Duquet, N. & Goris K. (2018), Firearms acquisition by terrorists in Europe. Research findings and policy recommendations of Project SAFTE, Flemish Peace Institute
  • Duquet, N. & Goris, K. (2017), De Belgische illegale vuurwapenmarkt in beeld, Brussels: Flemish Peace Institute
  • Goris, K. (2014). Niet delinquent, wel naar de jeugdrechter. Een onderzoek naar het problematiseren van de opvoeding en het gedrag van kinderen, ca. 1980 – heden. Ongepubliceerde doctoraatsverhandeling Criminologische Wetenschappen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (promotor: prof. dr. E. Dumortier).
  • Goris, K. (2015), ‘‘Won't you, please, please help me?’ The role of parents and juveniles in the problematisation of their own pedagogic situation (1983-2004)’ in J. Christiaens (red.), ‘It's for your own good.’ Researching youth justice practices, 51-73.
  • Christiaens, J. & Goris, K. (2012). ‘Kroniek: Onderzoek naar de Belgische jeugdrechtbankpraktijk’. Tijdschrift voor Criminologie 54(3), 262-271.
  • Dumortier, E., Goris, K. & Gutwirth, S. (2012). ‘De wegen van de Commissie Adriaenssens waren ondoorgrondelijk’. Panopticon 33(1), 43-59.
  • Goris, K., Dumortier, E. & Pleysier, S. (2012). ‘Kinderen die voor problemen zorgen. Een geschiedenis van het “probleemkind” in de Belgische jeugdbescherming (1912-2012)’. Orde van de Dag 58, 5-21.
  • Goris, K. (2012). ‘De jeugdrechter en het “probleemkind”. Een gesprek met Antwerps emeritusjeugdrechter Brigitte Hänsch’, Orde van de Dag 58, 95-99.
  • Pleysier, S., Dumortier, E. & Goris, K. (red.). (2012). De jeugd van tegenwoordig. Problematisch en geproblematiseerd gedrag van kinderen en jongeren. Themanummer Orde van de Dag, nr. 58.

Contributions to conferences and lectures

  • Goris, K. (2013), Beyond social control? Non-delinquent children and the juvenile court (Antwerp, 1983-2004), Eurocrim 2013 - 13th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, European Society of Criminology.
  • Goris, K. (2013), Ook in mijn belang! Probleemkinderen aangemeld op de Antwerpse jeugdrechtbank (1965-2009), "It's for your own good". A century of juvenile justice practices in Belgium (1912-2012) - Seminarie 3: Het perspectief van jongeren en families (Université Libre de Bruxelles), VUB-ULB-UCL.
  • Goris, K. & De Bus, S. (2012), A century of protecting 'problem children'. The 'problem child/girl' in Belgian youth justice (1912-2012), 9th European Social History Conference, 11-14 april 2012, Glasgow, International Institute of Social History.
  • Dumortier, E. & Goris, K. (2011), Les situations problématiques sur le plan éducatif et l'assistance spéciale à la jeunesse: Que fait la Flandre?, Les 20 ans du décret du 4 mars 1991 relatif à l'aide à la jeunesse: Bilan et perspective, Centre interdisciplinaire des droits de l'enfant.
  • Goris, K. & Dumortier, E. (2010), Youth Justice in Belgium: The punitive turn and criminological myopia, 10th Conference of  the European Society of Criminology, European Society of Criminology.