Staff profile - Clare Farmer

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Dr Clare Farmer

Position: Lecturer in Criminology
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SHSS Arts & Ed
Campus: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus
Phone: +61 3 522 72823 +61 3 522 72823


Teaching Interests

The Criminal Justice System

Victims of Crime

Crime and the Media

Methodological Approaches

Subjects and units currently teaching

ACR203 Crime, Victims and Justice

ACR201 Issues in Criminal Justice

ACR102 Introducing Crime and Criminal Justice

ACR204 Crime, Media and Justice

ACR101 Understanding Criminal Justice

Conferences and seminars

April 2013: Human Rights and Policing, Canberra

June 2014: Crime Prevention Initiatives, Melbourne

November 2015: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology


Research interests

Anti-social behaviour
The night-time economy
Banning and exclusion orders

Criminal justice processes and procedures; due process and procedural protections

Human rights

Sentencing; scrutinising sentencing principles and outcomes in the context of the 'instinctive synthesis'. Joint project with the Faculty of Business & Law

Police and patron banning; examining legislation, data and ongoing scrutiny. Joint project with the Faculty of Psychology

Research page



Farmer, C. (2014) 'Is a 24 hour ban such a bad thing?', Australian Journal of Human Rights, 20(2) 39-61.

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