Marion Ballout is a criminologist and has been a researcher at the University of Liège since the beginning of 2020. Her main fields of study are domestic, sexual, and gender-based (cyber)violence.
Marion worked on two posters about slut-shaming for the sixteenth conference of the "Association Internationale des criminologues de langue française (AICLF)" in 2018. Marion also wrote two analyses for the "Collectif contre les Violences Familiales et l’Exclusion (CVFE)" focusing on revenge pornography and on domestic cyber monitoring. In August 2020, Marion received the Seal of Excellence from Research Unit Cité of ULiège to pursue her research on sexting. Under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Cécile Mathys and Prof. Dr. Vanessa Franssen, Marion is now preparing for a Ph.D. project concerning a legal and criminological approach to sexting among youngsters to better understand the phenomenon and offer appropriate preventive strategies and repressive measures.
Marine Corhay is a Ph.D. Candidate (FRESH grantee – F.R.S./FNRS) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Liège (ULiège, Belgium). Prior to starting her Ph.D., Marine was a teaching assistant at the Institute of criminal law and criminal procedure. Marine also worked abroad and did internships at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (London), the International Bar Association (London and The Hague) and International Criminal Court (The Hague). Marine holds a Master’s degree in criminal law from ULiège and an L.L.M in public international law from the University of Nottingham (UK).
Marine's research interests include Belgian and European criminal law, human rights law, public international law and cybercrime. Her Ph.D. research focuses on direct cooperation between law enforcement authorities and service providers in criminal investigations and the role of the latter in safeguarding the rights to privacy and the protection of personal data.