Biography

Luiz is a DPhil candidate in Criminology, looking at differences in the causal determinants of mass incarceration in central and peripheral capitalist countries, focusing on Brazil, Britain and the USA. His research is supervised by Professor Ian Loader.

Prior to commencing his DPhil, Luiz worked as a lawyer in Brazil, having majored in Law at the Mackenzie Presbyterian University (Brazil). He then completed graduate courses in Criminal Law at the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and Criminology at the University of São Paulo (Brazil) and National University of Litoral (Argentina). Luiz also holds an MA in Critical Criminology and Social Security from the Universities of Padua and Bologna (Italy).

Luiz has been invited to teach criminological themes, such as police killings and the punitive turn, at the Curso Popular de Formação de Defensoras e Defensores Públicos. He is also a reviewer of the Revista Brasileira de Ciências Criminais.

His main research interest is the sociology of punishment and his broader interests include the political economy of punishment, punishment and democracy, Southern Criminology and judicial discretion in sentencing.

Publications

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  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, 'Cumprindo pena no Brasil: encarceramento em massa, prisão-depósito e os limites das teoricas sobre giro punitivo na realidade periférica' (2019) 151 Revista Brasileira de Ciências Criminais 291
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, Inequality, punishment and discipline at the Global Periphery: contextualizing criminological knowledge beyond developed countries, paper presented at International Workshop “Inequality and penality: Explorations in the contemporary political economy of punishment”, Bologna, Italy, 27 June 2019
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, 'The punitive turn - Part I' (2019) III Curso Popular de Formação de Defensoras e Defensores Públicos, 29 January 2019
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, 'The punitive turn - Part II' (2019) III Curso Popular de Formação de Defensoras e Defensores Públicos, 29 January 2019
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, Doing time in Brazil: mass incarceration, warehouse prison and the limits of punitive turn theories at the peripheral reality, paper presented at IX International Congress of Brazilian Association of Researchers in Sociology of Law, São Paulo, Brazil, 27 September 2018
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, Os limites da penalidade neoliberal: encarceramento em massa e inclusão social no Brasil, paper presented at II Congresso de Pesquisa em Ciências Criminais, São Paulo, Brazil, 30 August 2018
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, Particularities of the Brazilian punitive turn, paper presented at 9th International Congress of Criminal Sciences, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 18 October 2018
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, 'Police violence' (2018) III Curso Popular de Formação de Defensoras e Defensores Públicos, 3 October 2018
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, Reconsidering neoliberal penality: the Brazilian case, paper presented at 9th International Congress of Criminal Sciences, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 18 October 2018
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, Rethinking neoliberal penality: social inclusion and mass incarceration in Brazil, paper presented at I International Seminar “Insecurity and Punitiveness in Latin America: conditions, connexions and effects”, Maceió, Brazil, 11 December 2018
  • Dieter, Vitor and L P Oliveira Dal Santo, From warehousing to the organization of crime: the Brazilian mass incarceration dilemma, paper presented at Common Study Programme on Criminal Justice and Critical Criminology, Corinth, Greece, 30th November 2017
  • L P Oliveira Dal Santo, 'Racismo e controle social no Brasil: história e presente do controle do negro por meio do sistema penal' (2017) 25 Revista Brasileira de Ciências Criminais 269

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