Dr. Alessandro Corda has joined the faculty as a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at Queen's University, Belfast School of Law in the United Kingdom. He was Robina Institute Fellow in Comparative and Cross-National Justice System Studies from 2014-2017. Professor Corda focused his work 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, Professor Corda was 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.