Sophie Victorien

Sophie Victorien is in charge of the new digital projects of CLAMOR and she is the editor of the Criminocorpus journal.

Sophie Victorien is a historian specialized in juvenile justice. An associated member of GRHis (a history research group at the University of Rouen), she received her PhD in 2009 from the University of Rouen for a dissertation (under the supervision of Yannick Marec) on juvenile justice. This dissertation won the prize given by the Committee of the history of social security in 2010. It was published under the following title: Jeunesses malheureuses, Jeunesses dangereuses. L’éducation spécialisée en Seine-Maritime depuis 1945 (PUR, 2011). Her most recent articles are accessible online.

Sophie Victorian is a member of the editorial committee of the Revue d’Histoire de l’Enfance irrégulière (RHEI). She and Joann Elart direct the thematic collection “Music and Justice” for the journal Criminocorpus. She is a member of the jury for the Françoise Tétard Prize (history of specialized education/history of popular education).

Since 2005, Sophie Victorian has regularly taught courses on the history of juvenile justice, specialized education, and digital humanities in history, notably at the University of Rouen (2005-2014), at the Institut du Développement social de Haute-Normandie (2009-2013) and at Sciences Po Paris since 2013.

Fields of Expertise
History of juvenile justice
History of specialized education
Digital Humanities

Contact : sophie.victorien[at]