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Dr Monique Mann



Senior Lecturer


Faculty of Arts and Education


SHSS Arts & Education


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

+61 3 522 73617


Dr Monique Mann is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and member of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University. Dr Mann is an Adjunct Researcher with the Law, Science, Technology and Society Research Centre at Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Mann's research expertise concerns three main interrelated lines of inquiry: (1) new technology for policing and surveillance, (2) human rights and social justice, and (3) governance and regulation. She is author of ‘Politicising and Policing Organised Crime‘ (Routledge, 2020), ‘Biometrics, Crime and Security‘ (Routledge, 2018), and editor of ‘Good Data‘ (Institute of Network Cultures, 2019).

Mann has contributed to advancing Australia’s national research agenda through her activities not only as an academic and author, but also as an advocate, media commentator, and expert policy advisor.

She is Vice Chair of the Australian Privacy Foundation and Vice President of Liberty Victoria.

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From automation to autonomy: Technological sovereignty for better data care in smart cities

M Foth, I Anastasiu, M Mann, P Mitchell

(2021), pp. 319-343, Automating Cities: Design, Construction, Operation and Future Impact, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Policing and politicising organised crime

Monique Mann

(2020), Abingdon, Eng., A1


3D printing, policing and crime

A Daly, M Mann, P Squires, R Walters

(2020), pp. 1-16, Policing and Society, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Technological Politics of Automated Welfare Surveillance: Social (and Data) Justice through Critical Qualitative Inquiry

Monique Mann

(2020), Vol. 1, pp. 1-12, Global Perspectives, Oakland, California, C1

journal article

#BlockSidewalk to Barcelona: technological sovereignty and the social license to operate smart cities

Monique Mann, Peta Mitchell, Marcus Foth, Irina Anastasiu

(2020), Vol. 71, pp. 1103-1115, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Lawful illegality: authorizing extraterritorial police surveillance

Ian Warren, Monique Mann, Adam Molnar

(2020), Vol. 18, pp. 357-369, Surveillance and society, [Newcastle upon Tyne, Eng.], C1

journal article

Regulatory arbitrage and transnational surveillance: Australia's extraterritorial assistance to access encrypted communications

Monique Mann, Angela Daly, Adam Molnar

(2020), Vol. 9, pp. 1-20, Internet Policy Review, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

A capitalocentric review of technology for sustainable development: The case for more-than-human design. Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch).

Marcus Foth, Monique Mann, Laura Bedford, Walter Frieuw, Reece Walters

(2020), Melville, South Africa, A6

research report/technical paper

Australian Identity-Matching Services Bill

Jake Goldenfein, Monique Mann

(2020), pp. 44-51, Regulating Biometrics: Global Approaches and Open Questions, New York, A6

research report/technical paper

Crimmigration in border security? Sorting crossing through biometric identification at Australia's international airports

Peter Chambers, Monique Mann

(2019), pp. 381-404, Crimmigration in Australia law, politics, and society, Singapore, B1

book chapter

(Big) Data and the North-in-South: Australia's informational imperialism and digital colonialism

M Mann, A Daly

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 379-395, Television and New Media, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Challenging algorithmic profiling: The limits of data protection and anti-discrimination in responding to emergent discrimination

M Mann, T Matzner

(2019), pp. 1-11, Big Data & Society, London, Eng., C1

journal article

International implications of the telecommunications and other legislation amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018

Monique Mann, Dylan Ford

(2019), Sydney, N.S.W., A6

research report/technical paper

Social (in)security and social (in)justice: Automation in the Australian welfare system

Monique Mann

(2019), [Unknown], A6

research report/technical paper

Good Data

Angela Daly, S Devitt, Monique Mann

(2019), Amsterdam, A7-1

edited book

Biometrics, crime and security

M Smith, M Mann, G Urbas

(2018), London, Eng., A1-1


The digital and legal divide: Silk Road, transnational online policing and Southern criminology

M Mann, I Warren

(2018), Vol. 1, pp. 245-260, The Palgrave handbook of criminology and the global south, Cham, Switzerland, B1

book chapter

The legal geographies of transnational cyber-prosecutions: extradition, human rights and forum shifting

M Mann, I Warren, S Kennedy

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 107-124, Global crime, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

The limits of (digital) constitutionalism: exploring the privacy-security (im)balance in Australia

M Mann, A Daly, M Wilson, N Suzor

(2018), Vol. 80, pp. 369-384, International communication gazette, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

New public management and the 'business' of policing organised crime in Australia

M Mann

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 382-400, Criminology and criminal justice, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Automated facial recognition technology: recent developments and approaches to oversight

Monique Mann, Marcus Smith

(2017), Vol. 40, pp. 121-145, University of New South Wales law journal, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal article

Recent developments in DNA evidence

M Smith, M Mann

(2015), pp. 1-7, Trends and issues in crime and criminal justice, Canberra, A. C. T., C1-1

journal article

There is 'hope for you yet': the female drug offender in sentencing discourse

M Mann, H Menih, C Smith

(2014), Vol. 47, pp. 355-373, Australian and New Zealand journal of criminology, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

The Missing Link of Crime Analysis: A Systematic Approach to Testing Competing Hypotheses

M Townsley, M Mann, K Garrett

(2011), Vol. 5, pp. 158-171, Policing, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Regulating the Internet of Things to Protect Consumer Privacy

Dr Ian Warren, Dr Monique Mann, Dr Diarmaid Harkin, Lauren Solomon

Aust Communications Consumer Action Network

  • 2020: $20,097
  • 2019: $38,098

Other Funding Sources

Economies of virtue: the circulation of ethics in AI and digital cultures

Dr Monique Mann, Dr Thao Phan, Prof Emma Kowal

  • 2021: $8,941


Associate Supervisor

Sally Kennedy

Thesis entitled: Extradition, transnational justice and domestic judicial decisions: A comparative analysis

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences