Abdessamad Bouabid holds a PhD in Criminology from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Previously, he worked as a Researcher/Advisor at the COT Institute for Safety, Security and Crisis Management. Currently, he is an assistant professor at the department of Criminology of the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University of Rotterdam. He mainly teaches courses related to qualitative research skills. His research profile is substantially concerned with youth ethnography in the multicultural city from a symbolic interactionist and cultural criminological perspective.