Andreia de Castro Rodrigues

Andreia de Castro Rodrigues
Integrated Member
Health Team

Andreia de Castro Rodrigues is an Assistant Professor at ISPA – Instituto Universitário. She developed her post-doc research and her PhD in Psychology of Justice, respectively in the area of users’ perceptions and effectiveness of penal sanctions, and sentencing decision making. Her research interests are deviant behavior, criminal justice system, sentencing, penalties effectiveness and prison sentences in particular. She has several fieldwork experiences namely of community intervention, having worked with vulnerable groups. She has also participated in several funded scientific research projects, with many publications at national and international level. She is a member of the European Criminology Society, in three working groups: ‘ESC Working Group on Sentencing & Penal Decision-Making’, ‘Working Group on Qualitative Research Methodologies and Epistemologies, and ‘ESC Working Group on Prison Life and the Effects of Imprisonment’.

Main 5 publications

Cruz, A. R., Castro Rodrigues, A., & Barbosa, F. (2020). Executive dysfunction, violence and aggression. Aggression and Violent Behavior. doi: 10.1016/j.avb.2020.101380
Abrunhosa, C., Castro Rodrigues, A., Cruz, A. R., Gonçalves, R. A., & Cunha, O. (2020). Crimes Against Women: From Violence to Homicide. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 1-24. doi: 10.1177/0886260520905547    
Sousa, M., Gonçalves, R. A., Cruz, A., & Castro Rodrigues, A. (2019). Prison officers’ attitudes towards self-harm in prisoners. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 66, 1-8, doi: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2019.101490
Braga, T., Castro Rodrigues, A., Di Folca, S. M. S., & Gonçalves, R. A. (2019). How Dark are Dark Figures? Official and Self-Report Rates of Inmate-On-Inmate Victimization. Victims & Offenders, 14(6), 745-757. doi: 10.1080/15564886.2019.1627683     
Castro Rodrigues, A., Sacau, A., Oliveira, J. Q. & Gonçalves, R. A. (2018). Prison sentences: last resort or the default sentence? Psychology, Crime & Law, 25(2) 171-194. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2018.1511788