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Dr. Richard Evans
|Position||Lecturer in Criminology|
|Area||School of Humanities and Social Sciences|
|Phone||+61 3 522 73407|
|Role and profile||Lecturer in Criminology|
|Teaching responsibilities||Unit Chair, ASL111 The Criminal Justice System|
Crime and justice.
|Current research projects||
The development of a general theory of miscarriages of justice.
A political and social history of the Black Friday bushfire disaster of 1939.
A history of the struggle for abortion law reform in Melbourne in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
|Service to the University,
discipline or community
Volunteer counsellor and ambassador for Post and Ante Natal Depression Association
Runner-up, RMIT University Postgraduate Lecturer of the Year, 2000.
Joint Winner, Monash University PSI Postgraduate Publication Prize, 2005, for The Pyjama Girl Mystery
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash, 2006
Master of Arts (Communication)Monash, 2001
Batchelor of Arts (Journalism) RMIT, 1998
Post and Ante Natal Depression Association
Australian Historical Association
Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society
Refugee Council of Australia
Australian Prison Foundation
‘Challenging the New Punitivism: Strategies, tactics and strange allies’, National Conference on Australian Prison Issues, Sydney, Nov. 2010
'Painful lessons: Public memory and the politics of disasters,' APSA Conference, Melbourne, Sept. 2010
with Helen McKernan, ‘Policing refugee communities: Past arrivals and new arrivals in Victoria’, ANZSOC conference, Perth, Nov. 2009
‘“The police are rottenly corrupt”: Social geography, police corruption and the mobilization of scandal’, The Talk about Town: Urban Lives and Oral Sources in 20th Century Australia, Melbourne, Aug. 2009
with Helen McKernan, ‘“A bit of a feared minority group”: Policing and the Vietnamese Community in Victoria’, Inaugural Human Rights and Policing Conference, Melbourne, Dec. 2008
‘Black Days: Bushfire, disaster and contesting public memory’, Australia and New Zealand Law and History Conference, Melbourne, Dec. 2010.
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