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- Sami Nevala
His areas of expertise with respect to the FRA’s work include: survey research management; statistical analysis and data quality; violence against women. He previously worked for the European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control, affiliated with the United Nations (HEUNI), Finland, and has held a number of consultancy positions with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute and the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
He has a MA in the social sciences with statistics as the main subject, and has published a number of books, chapter and reports in the fields of crime and data collection – including Johnson, Ollus and Nevala (2008) Violence against Women: An international perspective, and Ollus and Nevala (2004) ‘Challenges in Surveying Violence against Women: Development of research methods’ in Smeenk, W. and M. Malsch, Family Violence and Police Response: Learning from research, policy and practice in European countries.