Brunilda Pali is currently a postdoc researcher in the Leuven Institute of Criminology. She obtained her PhD in 2016 at the KU Leuven Institute of Criminology on “Doing restorative justice in intercultural contexts: An alternative discourse of justice and security”.

In the Leuven Institute of Criminology, Brunilda has also worked as a researcher on several EU-funded projects, besides the FP7 project ALTERNATIVE. She is also co-editor of the “Restoring Justice and Security in Intercultural Europe”. Besides criminology, Brunilda has a background of psychology (Bosphorus University, Istanbul), gender studies (Central European University, Budapest), and cultural studies (Bilgi University, Istanbul).

She is also currently the Secretary of the European Forum Restorative Justice Board. She publishes on multiple themes, like restorative justice, critical criminology, security, social movements, gender, and arts.