Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies

Dr Felia Allum

Felia Allum

Senior Lecturer

1 West North 2.30
Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6390

Organised crime in Photos

Giovanni Izzo's photographic experience: 'The Domitiana, everyday organised crime and life: Sounds and images from a road'
University of Bath, 7-12 July 2017


Dr Felia Allum joined the Department in 2002 as Lecturer in Italian History and Politics. She did a degree 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.

In 2016, Dr Allum was recognised with the Innovation in Learning & Teaching Award.

In 2017, her most recent book, 'The Invisible Camorra', was awarded the Outstanding Book award 2017 by the International Division of the American Society of Criminology.

Research Interests

  • Italian politics
  • West European Politics
  • Organised crime in Italy and Europe
  • the structure/agency debate


Dr Allum has published various books and articles on these subjects, including Camorristi, Politicians and Businessmen (Maney: 2006).

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