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Dr Emma Ryan

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Teaching Scholar In Criminology

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

e.ryan@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68732

Biography

Qualifications:

Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1995

Post Graduate Diploma in Criminology, University of Melbourne, 1997

Master of Arts (Criminology), University of Melbourne, 2001

Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2012

 

Affiliations:

Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology

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Research interests

Use of excessive force by police

Use of sub-lethal weapons by police

Effectiveness of anti-corruption bodies

Criminal justice ethics

Representations of policing in the media

Units taught

ACR101 Introducing Crime and Criminology

Conferences

Policing with Conducted Energy Weapons in Australia: an examination of policy and practice’ 2nd Crime Justice and Social Democracy Conference, July 8-11 Queensland University of Technology Brisbane 2013.


Enhancing Integrity through Education’ Centre for Excellence in Policing and Security Annual Conference, Oct 4-6 Melbourne 2012.


Conducted Energy Weapons – do they affect Police Legitimacy?‘ York Deviancy Conference, June 29-July1 York 2011


Crossed Wires – Who’s Researching Stun Gun Safety?’ Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference, July 8-9, Melbourne, 2009.


Sub-lethal Weapons: Causing Deaths or Saving Lives?’ Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology 21st Annual Conference, 26-28 November Canberra 2008


Stunning Developments: Some Implications of Tasers in Australia’ Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference, 19-20 June Sydney 2008.
‘Righteous Bullets: When is Police Homicide Justifiable?’ Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, 15th Annual Conference, 21-23 February Melbourne 2001.


Righteous Bullets: the moral dimensions of police use of deadly force’ Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, 14th Annual Conference, 29-30 September Perth 1999.


A Tactical Arrest-The Environmental Context of Police Shootings in Victoria’ Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology, 12th Annual Conference, 8-11 July Brisbane 1997.

Media appearances


12/06/09 SBS World News Australia Television

05/10/10 ABC2, Sydney - News Breakfast Television

20/10/10 SBS, Sydney - Insight Television

01/08/12 Rolling Stone Magazine

14/11/12 ABC, 7.30 Report Television

Awards

2011 Dean’s Award for Sessional Teaching, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.