Alessandro Corda is Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Comparative and Cross-National Justice System Studies at the Robina Institute. He is currently working at the Criminal Justice Policy area of the Institute, focusing on policies and practices regarding the front-end and the back-end of the criminal justice system in the U.S. and other Western jurisdictions. His primary research interests include criminal law and procedure, sentencing, comparative criminal justice and penal policy, sociology of punishment, criminal law theory, white-collar and corporate crime, and the impact of neuroscience on the administration of criminal law. Prior to joining the Robina Institute, Corda has been a Visiting Researcher at Yale Law School and a Research Scholar at the Center for Research in Crime and Justice at NYU School of Law. He holds a J.D. summa cum laude from the University of Pavia School of Law (Italy), a Ph.D. in Law from the University of Pavia (completing a dissertation on the changes in sentencing laws and practices regarding antitrust offenses over time in four jurisdictions), and an LL.M. from NYU School of Law, where he was a recipient of the prestigious Hauser Global Scholarship. His work has been published (or is forthcoming) in leading law and criminal justice journals and book projects.