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Assistant Professor Simmler

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Assistant Professor of Criminal Law, Law of Criminal Procedure and Criminology

Monika Simmler conducts research in the fields of criminal law, criminal procedure law and criminology. Her research focuses in particular on the consequences of the use of (advanced) technology for the law as well as the criminal legal and criminological implications of the digital age in general. In her habilitation, for example, she is examining criminal liability in cases that involve human-machine interaction. In other projects, she is addressing the use of algorithms in policing and criminal justice or the phenomenon of cybercrime. Another of her specialities is the theory of criminal responsibility, i.e. the doctrines of agency and culpability, as well as the sociological foundations of criminal law. In her work, she uses various methods, including empirical ones.

Monika Simmler is Co-Director of the Competence Center for Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of St.Gallen (SK-HSG). Prior to joining the University of St.Gallen, she studied and obtained her doctorate at the University of Zurich, was a visiting researcher at the Universities of Oxford, Columbia New York and Vienna, and worked at the Public Prosecutor's Office in St.Gallen.

Competence Center for Criminal Law and Criminology

Publications

Courses

Spring Semester 2023

6,426,1.00 Strafrecht BT II
6,426,2.01 Strafrecht BT II: Übungen, Gruppe 1
6,426,2.02 Strafrecht BT II: Übungen, Gruppe 2

Autumn Semester 2022

1,174,1.00 Einführung ins Strafrecht
3,502,1.00 Strafrecht AT & BT
7,414,1.00 Vertiefung Strafprozessrecht
7,422,1.00 Jugendstrafrecht

Team and contact

Monika Simmler

Prof. Dr.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Law, Law of Criminal Procedure and Criminology with Tenure Track

LS-HSG
26-202
Bodanstrasse 3
9000 St. Gallen

Giulia Canova

Research Assistant

LS-HSG
26-302
Bodanstrasse 3
9000 St. Gallen

Ruth Frischknecht

Dr.

Research Assistant

IMP-HSG
Büro 3-242
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St. Gallen

Silvan Peter

Research Assistant

LS-HSG
26-302
Bodanstrasse 3
9000 St Gallen
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