Dafni Lima is a PhD candidate at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, currently conducting research on organized crime from a comparative law and philosophy of law perspective. She holds a Degree in Law from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an LLM in Criminal Law from the same University and an LLM in Comparative Law from the University of Cambridge.
She has worked as a researcher, inter alia, for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the AUTH Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, the University of Leiden Law School, the Open Society Justice Initiative, and the AUTH Jean Monnet Chair for European Constitutional Law and Culture. She has also been awarded scholarships by the Academy of Athens, the Onassis Foundation, the State Scholarships Foundation (IKY), the Utrecht Network (Young Researchers
Grant) and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She will be visiting the Harvard University Initiative on Law and Philosophy to conduct research with particular focus on philosophy of law aspects of her doctoral dissertation. Her future plans revolve around pursuing a career in research and academia.