Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Deakin University
Deputy Chair, Deakin University Appeals Committee
Chair, Human Ethics Advisory Group (HEAG), Faculty of Arts and Education
Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
Adult Parole Board, Victoria (Community Member)
The challenge of balancing the competing interests of offenders, victims and the wider community within/across the criminal justice system.
Responses to anti-social behaviour and alcohol-related disorder.
Police powers - the expansion of discretionary powers to punish, exclude and prohibit.
Police militarisation and the use of force.
Sentencing principles and practices. Scrutiny of the application of sentencing principles and outcomes in the context of the 'instinctive synthesis'.
Criminal justice processes and procedures; due process and procedural protections.
Police and patron banning; examining legislation, data and ongoing scrutiny. Joint project with the School of Psychology
Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association
Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association - Trauma Informed Policing Special Interest Group
The Criminal Justice System
Victims of Crime
Crime and the Media
Criminology Research Approaches
ACR702 Criminological Policy and Criminal Justice Practice (as Unit Chair): MCrim Unit.
ACR302 Criminology Research (as Unit Chair)
ACR203 Crime, Victims and Justice (as Unit Chair)
ACR102 Introducing Crime and Criminal Justice (as Unit Chair)
ACR201 Issues in Criminal Justice
ACR204 Crime, Media and Justice
ACR101 Understanding Criminal Justice
March 2023: The Re-integration Puzzle, Perth
November 2022: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Darwin
October 2022: Exceptional Policing: Evidenced-based policing conference: Online
November 2021: Online
December 2018: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Melbourne
November 2016: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Hobart
November 2015: Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology, Adelaide
June 2014: Crime Prevention Initiatives, Melbourne
April 2013: Human Rights and Policing, Canberra
2021: Appointed to Victoria's Adult Parole Board (Community Member)
2021: Awarded a Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
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Funded Projects at Deakin
Other Public Sector Funding
Motor Vehicle Crime Research Project Project - Hoon Drivers' Experiences and Motiviations.
A/Prof Clare Farmer, Prof Peter Miller, Dr Ashlee Curtis, Dr Kerri Coomber, Dr Richelle Mayshak, Dr Travis Harries
Department of Justice & Community Safety
- 2023: $115,299
Thesis entitled: Extradition, transnational justice and domestic judicial decisions: A comparative analysis
Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences