Dr. Carina Tetal

Senior Researcher

Main Focus

Carina Tet­al is head of the re­search pro­ject Crim­in­al Sanc­tion and Re­cidiv­ism. The aim of this em­pir­ic­al study is to create a re­cidiv­ism stat­ist­ic based on type of of­fence, sanc­tion and demo­graph­ic char­ac­ter­ist­ics such as age and sex. The pro­ject is con­duc­ted in co­oper­a­tion with Prof. Dr. Jörg-Mar­tin Jehle of the Uni­versity of Göt­tin­gen and has been com­mis­sioned by the Fed­er­al Min­istry of Justice.

Fur­ther­more, Carina Tet­al is a re­search­er in the Freiburg Co­hort Study. The aim of this study is to in­vest­ig­ate, via of­fi­cial data, the emer­gence and evol­u­tion of crime, ju­di­cial re­ac­tions to­wards crime, and crim­in­al ca­reers. The Freiburg Co­hort Study is a long-term pro­ject, which, due to its spe­cif­ic co­hort design and its ex­tens­ive peri­od of eval­u­ation, is unique in Ger­many.

Curriculum Vitae

Carina Tet­al was born in Aus­tria in 1959. She stud­ied So­ci­ology, Eth­no­logy, His­tory and Math­e­m­at­ics at the Uni­versity of Freiburg, gradu­at­ing in So­ci­ology, Eth­no­logy and His­tory with a Ma­gister Ar­ti­um and a Dip­loma Bac­ca­laureus in Mathe­mat­ics. Since 1989 she is a staff mem­ber of the crim­in­o­lo­gic­al de­part­ment of the Max-Planck In­sti­tute for Foreign and In­ter­na­tion­al Crim­in­al Law. In 1996/1997 and 1999/2000 Carina Tet­al was fur­ther­more work­ing at the Law Fac­ulty of the Uni­versity of Kon­stanz, con­trib­ut­ing to the feas­ib­il­ity stud­ies con­cern­ing crim­in­al sanc­tions and re­cidiv­ism, a con­joint pro­ject with the Uni­versity of Göt­tin­gen, com­mis­sioned by the Fed­er­al Min­istry of Justice.

At the Max-Planck In­sti­tute Carina Tet­al is a re­search­er in the Freiburg Co­hort Study with­in the scope of which she earned a doc­tor­ate with a dis­ser­ta­tion on “Pat­terns of Of­fend­ing Be­ha­viour”. Since 2007 she is head of the pro­ject “Criminal Sanc­tion and Re­cidiv­ism”.


Projects

The aim of this study is to investigate, via official data, the emergence and evolution of crime, judicial reactions towards crime, and criminal careers. The Freiburg Cohort Study is a long-term project, which, due to its specific cohort design and its extensive period of evaluation, is unique in Germany. The following issues are of central im­por­tance to the study… more

The aim of this longitudinal study is to analyze the criminal behavior of convicted individuals. Reconviction by type of offense, sanction, and socio-demographic characteristics like age and gender will be researched. The results of the first four waves of data collection are now available and cover the reconviction of persons convicted or released from prison in… more

Publications

Journal Article (2)

2021
Journal Article
Hohmann-Fricke, S., & Tetal, C. (2021). Die Rückfälligkeit erwachsener Bewährungshilfeprobanden in Deutschland. Bewährungshilfe, 68(2), 117–138. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0008-D802-2
2014
Journal Article
Seifert, S., Bieschke, V., & Tetal, C. (2014). Die Einführung der "Differenzierten Leistungsgestaltung" bei den Sozialen Diensten der Justiz in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – erste empirische Befunde einer Evaluation. Bewährungshilfe, 61(4), 376–395. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-3D01-B

Book (6)

2020
Book
Jehle, J.-M., Albrecht, H.-J., Hohmann-Fricke, S., & Tetal, C. (2020). Legalbewährung nach strafrechtlichen Sanktionen: eine bundesweite Rückfalluntersuchung 2013 bis 2016 und 2004 bis 2016 recht. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/21.11116/0000-0007-ECBA-E
2016
Book
Jehle, J.-M., Albrecht, H.-J., Hohmann-Fricke, S., & Tetal, C. (2016). Legalbewährung nach strafrechtlichen Sanktionen: Eine bundesweite Rückfalluntersuchung 2010 bis 2013 und 2004 bis 2013. (Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz, Ed.) recht. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-3969-1
2013
Book
Jehle, J.-M., Albrecht, H.-J., Hohmann-Fricke, S., & Tetal, C. (2013). Legalbewährung nach strafrechtlichen Sanktionen: Eine bundesweite Rückfalluntersuchung 2007 bis 2010 und 2004 bis 2010. (Bundesministerium der Justiz, Ed.) recht. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-3E38-9
2010
Book
Jehle, J.-M., Albrecht, H.-J., Hohmann-Fricke, S., & Tetal, C. (2010). Legalbewährung nach strafrechtlichen Sanktionen: eine bundesweite Rückfalluntersuchung 2004 bis 2007 recht. Mönchengladbach: Forum Verlag Godesberg. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-42C4-0
2008
Book
Tetal, C. (2008). Analyse von Deliktsähnlichkeiten auf der Basis von Individualdaten der Freiburger Kohortenstudie (Vol. K 141) Schriftenreihe des Max-Planck-Instituts für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht: Kriminologische Forschungsberichte. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot. doi:10.30709/978-3-86113-093-2
2002
Book
Grundies, V., Höfer, S., & Tetal, C. (2002). Basisdaten der Freiburger Kohortenstudie: Prävalenz und Inzidenz polizeilicher Registrierung (Vol. A 2) Arbeitsberichte aus dem Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Strafrecht. Freiburg i. Br.: edition iuscrim. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-5180-B

Thesis - PhD (1)

2008
Thesis - PhD
Tetal, C. (submitted). Analyse von Deliktsähnlichkeiten auf der Basis von Individualdaten der Freiburger Kohortenstudie (PhD Thesis). Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg i. Br. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002E-46A7-C

Contribution to a Collected edition (7)

2021
Contribution to a Collected edition
Tetal, C. (2021). Analysen zur Unterbringung in einem psychiatrischen Krankenhaus nach § 63 StGB. In Unterwegs in Kriminologie und Strafrecht - Exploring the World of Crime and Criminology: Festschrift für Hans-Jörg Albrecht zum 70. Geburtstag (pp. 865–883) Kriminologische und sanktionenrechtliche Forschungen. doi:10.3790/978-3-428-58251-8
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