Dr. Rokas Uscila


Started working at the Institute – since 2016-01-14.


Research interests:

Criminology, victimology, penitentiary law.


International scientific profiles:




Principal publications (from 2018):

I.O. Savchenko, S.L. Babych, Uscila R. (2021), Some issues on forensic psychological examination of victims enduring domestic violence. Theory and Practice of Forensic Science and Criminalistics, Ukraine.

Tvaronavičienė A., Uscila R. (2021), The system of evaluation of mediators’ qalifications in Lithuania: model and application experience ADR – local solutions in a global context: monograph / pod redakcją Magdaleny Tabernackiej, Wydział Prawa, Administracji i Ekonomii Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego.

Uscila R. (2020), Smurtas artimoje aplinkoje: negalią turinčių nukentėjusiųjų situacijos įvertinimas (Domestic violence: assessment of the situation of victims with disabilities), Pedagogika / Pedagogy, 138 (2).

Uscila R. (2020), Nuteistųjų dinaminė priežiūra bausmių vykdymo sistemoje (Dynamic supervision of convicts in the system of execution of sentences). Criminalistics and forensic expertology: science, studies, 16.

Uscila R. (2020), Dinaminio saugumo koncepcija laisvės atėmimo vietose (The concept of dynamic security in imprisonment facilities). Mokslo studija, Lietuvos teisės institutas.

Uscila R. (2020), Vaiko minimalios priežiūros priemonių taikymo praktikos įvertinimas Lietuvoje (Assessment of the practice of applying minimum child care measures in Lithuania). Mokslo studija, Kazimiero Simonavičiaus universitetas.

Uscila R. (2019), Intervencinė smurtinį elgesį keičianti programa, jos taikymas Lietuvoje: praktiniai ir teoriniai aspektai (Intervention program for changing violent behavior, its application in Lithuania: practical and theoretical aspects). Criminalistics and Forensic expertology: science, studines, practice. Vilnius, I tomas, p. 491-508, ISBN 978-9986-555-46-9.

Uscila R. (2018), Analysis of crunubal acts related to theuse, possesion of drugs and psychotropic substances and the system of execution of punishment. Criminalistics and Forensic expertology: science, studines, practice. Odessa,Ukraine, 2018. ISBN 978-966-916-610-42.


Research Projects:

2020-2022, Strengthening the capacity of State bodies and local level referral mechanisms to provide safety and support to victims of domestic. The project is funded by the European Union under the Twinning program (project No. AZ / 16 / ENI / JH / 01/19 (55)). Duration of the project: 01/09/2020 – 31/01/2022. Together with the Law Institute of the Lithuanian Center for Social Sciences, the project is implemented by the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania (managing partner), Vilnius University Faculty of Law, the European Social Fund Agency, and the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft - Institute of Human Rights (junior partner).


Presentations at Conferences (from 2018):

2022 September 8-10, R. Uscila. „The practice of half-way houses for convicts in Lithuania“. XVIIIth international congress „Criminalistics and forensic expertology: science, studies, practice“, Vilnius.

2022, September 29-30, R. Uscila. International conference "The second Nordic - Baltic roundtable and study visit of the Gender-Based Violence. Topic: Gender-based violence - challenges and opportunities: Services for the victims and perpetrators. „Help and Services for the Perpetrators in Lithuania“. II Panel: Help and Services for the Perpetrators, Tampere, Finland.


National and International Awards:

2019, Lithuanian Police Acknowledgement for the conference speaker for the initiative to create a safer environment "The most active safe neighbourhood Group 2019".

2019 May 24, Letter of appreciation from the Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania for the work in the Commission evaluating the projects dealing with the prevention of crime and other offences and the community initiatives’ good practice.

2018 May 18, Dr. Rokas Uscila, Deputy Director of the Law Institute, was awarded a certificate of appreciation presented by the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of Vilnius University Prof. Dr. Arūnas Poviliūnas, for the cooperation arranging internship for the students of the Master's Degree in Legal Psychology programme.