Dr Imogen Richards



Lecturer in Criminology


Faculty of Arts and Education


School of Hum & Social Science


Melbourne Burwood Campus



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Holding to account or amplifying extremist hate? A mixed methods analysis of newspaper reporting on far-right crime in Australia

I Richards, C Smith, G Barton

(2024), Critical Studies on Terrorism, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Global Heating and the Australian Far Right

I Richards, G Brinn, C Jones

(2023), London, Eng., A1


'Islamic State' and the Neoliberal War Machine: Power, Resistance and Revolution

Imogen Richards

(2023), pp. 89-107, Revolutionaries and Global Politics : War Machines from the Bolsheviks to ISIS, Edinburgh, Scotland, B1

book chapter

Far-right Identitarianism in Australia

Imogen Richards, Imogen Richards, Callum Jones, Callum Jones

(2023), Global Identitarianism, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Capturing the environment, security, and development nexus: intergovernmental and NGO programming during the climate crisis

Imogen Richards

(2023), Vol. 23, pp. 425-445, Conflict, Security and Development, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Far-right politics, environmental crisis & the question of 'eco-fascism'

Imogen Richards

(2023), pp. 69-78, Exploring trends and research in countering and preventing extremism & violent extremism, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, E1


Criminologists in the Media: A Study of Newsmaking

Mark Wood, Imogen Richards, Mary Iliadis

(2022), London, Eng., A1


A Philosophical and Historical Analysis of "Generation Identity": Fascism, Online Media, and the European New Right

I Richards

(2022), Vol. 34, pp. 28-47, Terrorism and Political Violence, C1

journal article

Neoliberalism, COVID-19 and conspiracy: pandemic management strategies and the far-right social turn

Imogen Richards

(2022), Vol. 5, pp. 109-126, Justice, Power and Resistance, Bristol , Eng., C1

journal article

Eco-Fascism Online: Conceptualizing Far-Right Actors' Response to Climate Change on Stormfront

I Richards, C Jones, G Brinn

(2022), Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, C1

journal article

Defining and identifying hate motives: bias indicators for the Australian context

Matteo Vergani, Angelique Stefanopoulos, Alexandra Lee, Haily Tran, Imogen Richards, Dan Goodhardt, Greg Barton

(2022), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

'Sustainable Development', Counter-terrorism and the Prevention of Violent Extremism: Right-wing Nationalism and Neo-jihadism in Context

Imogen Richards

(2021), pp. 397-418, The Emerald Handbook of Crime, Justice and Sustainable Development, Bingley, Eng., B1

book chapter

Quillette, classical liberalism, and the international New Right

Imogen Richards, Callum Jones

(2021), pp. 121-148, Contemporary far-right thinkers and the future of liberal democracy, London, Eng., B1

book chapter

Notes on ultra-realism: A response to Raymen and Kuldova

Mark Wood, Briony Anderson, Imogen Richards

(2021), Vol. 3, pp. 158-177, Continental Thought and Theory: A Journal of Intellectual Freedom, Canterbury, N.Z., C1

journal article

Political philosophy and Australian far-right media: A critical discourse analysis of The Unshackled and XYZ

I Richards, M Rae, M Vergani, C Jones

(2021), Vol. 163, pp. 103-130, Thesis Eleven, C1

journal article

Neoliberalism and neo-jihadism: propaganda and finance in Al Qaeda and Islamic State

Imogen Richards

(2020), Manchester, Eng., A1


Australian Measures to Counter Violent Extremism Online: A Comparative Perspective on Far-right and Jihadist Content

Imogen Richards

(2020), pp. 619-627, Propaganda und Prävention : Forschungsergebnisse, Didaktische Ansätze, Interdisziplinäre Perspektiven Zur Pädagogischen Arbeit Zu Extremistischer Internetpropaganda, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Legal and security frameworks for responding to online violent extremism: a comparison of far-right and jihadist contexts

Imogen Richards, Mark Wood

(2020), pp. 112-124, Handbook of collective violence: current developments and understanding, Abingdon, Eng., B1

book chapter

Newsmaking criminology in Australia and New Zealand: results from a mixed methods study of criminologists' media engagement

Mary Iliadis, Imogen Richards, Mark Wood

(2020), Vol. 53, pp. 84-101, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Breaking Down the Pseudo-Pacification Process: Eight Critiques of Ultra-Realist Crime Causation Theory

M Wood, B Anderson, I Richards

(2020), Vol. 60, pp. 642-661, British Journal of Criminology, C1

journal article

Newsmaking criminology in the twenty-first century: an analysis of criminologists' news media engagement in seven countries

I Richards, M Wood, M Iliadis

(2020), Vol. 32, pp. 125-145, Current issues in criminal justice, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

A dialectical approach to online propaganda: Australia's united patriots front, right-wing politics, and Islamic State

I Richards

(2019), Vol. 42, pp. 43-69, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Swansea Univ, Swansea, WALES, C1

journal article

Digital public criminology in Australia and New Zealand: Results from a mixed methods study of criminologists' use of social media

M Wood, I Richards, M Iliadis, M McDermott

(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 1-17, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, C1

journal article

Hacktivists against terrorism: A cultural criminological analysis of Anonymous' anti- IS campaigns

I Richards, M Wood

(2018), Vol. 12, pp. 187-205, International Journal of Cyber Criminology, C1

journal article

"Good and evil" narratives in Islamic State media and Western government statements

I Richards

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 404-428, Critical studies on terrorism, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

"Flexible" capital accumulation in Islamic State social media

I Richards

(2016), Vol. 9, pp. 205-225, Critical studies on terrorism, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

'The spirit of terrorism' in Islamic State media

I Richards

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-1, International journal of Baudrillard studies, Lennoxville, Quebec, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Eco-fascism: Conceptualising far-right extremist response to climate change

Dr Imogen Richards

Freilich Early Career Research Small Grants

  • 2024: $4,944

Industry and Other Funding

¿Let¿s Play¿ extremism

Dr Imogen Richards

Swansea University

  • 2022: $9,054


No completed student supervisions to report