Senior Lecturer in Italian and Politics, University of Bath
Dr Felia Allum joined the Department in 2002 as Lecturer in Italian History and Politics. She did a degree in Politics at the University of Newcastle and a MSc (Econ) in European Politics and Policy at the London School of Economics.
She completed her PhD on the Neapolitan Camorra in the Government Department at the University of Brunel (West London) in 2000 where she was a graduate teaching assistant. Before coming to Bath, she was a lecturer in European Politics in the Polis Institute at the University of Leeds.
She is co-convenor of the European Consortium for Political Research Standing Group on organised crime.
Dr Allum is bilingual in English and French and speaks fluent Italian.
The Italian city of Naples has long been the stronghold of its own brand of mafia known as the Camorra. But according to some, its dominance has now been overtaken by the presence of baby gangs. There is a growing...
Members of the Italian mafia like to travel abroad not necessarily for pleasure, but to make money. And the harm they are doing to European economies is often underplayed, trivialised or ignored. Organised crime groups...