Henleykaai, 84
9000 Gent


Evelien De Pauw is a social worker (2001) and criminologist (2004) and started her carrier at Ghent University as a researcher at the Department Penal Law and Criminology, Faculty of Law. In 2006 she started as a researcher and lecturer at Vives University College, at the ‘Research Centre on Safety, Security and Society’ and the Bachelor program in Public safety and security. Her main research topics were security networks, integral safety and security, impact of technology on policing and the acceptance of surveillance oriented security technology. 

Since February 2016, Evelien is working as an assistant within the research group ‘Governing and Policing Security’ (GaPS), located at the Department of Public government, management & finance, Faculty of Economy and Business Administration at Ghent University. She’s working on a PHD that analyses security networks. Based on a explorative casestudy on massa events, this project wants to gain more insights in the network dynamics and steeringprocesses of security networks. 

Evelien is still affiliated to Vives University College as a guest lecturer. She teaches ‘Technology and Security'. 

Evelien is member of the Board of Directors of the Flemish Centre for Policing and Security (CPS) where she coordinates the field of study on event- and crisis management and public private partnerships.  Furthermore she is a member of the board of directors of the Innovation Centre of Security (INNOS) and she is an active member of the editorial board of  the journal ‘Be Perepared’, Die Keure. 


Verschuere, B. & De Pauw, E. (2016). Geëngageerde burgers, nodig, nuttig of lastig? Workshop N-Lab seminarie, Monasterium Poortackere, Gent, 27 oktober 2016.

De Pauw, Evelien. “INTERVENTION 2.0. Reflections on the Implementation of Technology by Police and Firefighters.” European Police Institutes Consortium. 2016. 1–23.

De Pauw, Evelien. “Policing Antwerp & Brussels: Two of a Kind?” 16he Annual Meeting of the European Society of Criminology. 2016.

De Pauw, Evelien, & Arne Dormaels. “The Implementation of Technology Within Police Forces and Fire Departments, a Win Win Situation?” 16he Annual Meeting of the European Society of Criminology. 2016. 

Teaching Experience

Docent Vives Hogeschool Kortrijk