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School of Justice Researcher Showcase

iCi works with researchers across 6 faculties.
Here's an introduction to some of the talent from the QUT School of Justice.

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Prof Kerry Carrington

Prof Kerry Carrington
Professor & Head of School

(07) 3138 7112
kerry.carrington@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • The sociology of crime, delinquency & violence
  • Girls' violence
  • Male-on-male violence in rural Australia
  • Sex trafficking & border control crimes
  • Rural crime
  • Victim's rights
  • The prevention of sexual violence

Prof Belinda Carpenter

Prof Belinda Carpenter
Professor

(07) 3138 7111
b.carpenter@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Autopsy
  • Coroners systems
  • Death investigations
  • Medico-legal discourses
  • Prostitution
  • Violent offending women
  • Domestic violence
  • Sex, crime, morality

Prof Belinda Carpenter

Prof Reece Walters
Professor

reece.walters@qut.edu.au

  • Eco crime
  • Environmental justice
  • Crimes of the powerful
  • Critical social theory
  • Sociology of criminological knowledge


A/Prof Barbara Hocking

A/Prof Barbara Hocking
Associate Professor

(07) 3138 7130
b.hocking@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Genetic technologies
  • Climate change
  • Conservation
  • Bioethics and law
  • Human rights law
  • Tort law

Dr Peter Bell

Dr Peter Bell
Senior Lecturer

(07) 3138 7105
p6.bell@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Transnational crime
  • Organised crime
  • Transportation infrastructure security
  • Criminal intelligence: systems, process & practices
  • Risk/threat assessment & management

Dr Angela Dwyer

Dr Angela Dwyer
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7104
ae.dwyer@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Sexualities & policing experiences
  • Sexualities, schooling & human rights
  • Sex & crime youthful identities, criminality & public space
  • Young people & popular culture
  • Prostitution/sex trafficking
  • Pregnant embodiment & social justice
  • Sociology of deviance/criminology
  • Qualitative research methodologies

Dr Sharon Hayes

Dr Sharon Hayes
Senior Lecturer

(07) 3138 7119
s.hayes@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • The construction of female sex offenders
  • Sex blogging on the internet
  • Criminal justice, criminology & ethics

Dr Samantha Jeffries

Dr Samantha Jeffries
Senior Lecturer

(07) 3138 7121
s.jeffries@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Women's crime & criminal justice issues
  • Masculinities, crime & criminal justice
  • Criminal court practices & decision making
  • Sex industry

Dr Mark Lauchs

Dr Mark Lauchs
Senior Lecturer

(07) 3138 7124
m.lauchs@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Corruption & accountability
  • Dark networks
  • Organised crime
  • Online fraud including romance scams

Dr Matt Ball

Dr Matt Ball
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7115
mj.ball@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Legal education & the scholarship of teaching & learning
  • Violence in male same-sex partnerships
  • Men & violent victimization
  • Gender & sexuality issues
  • Identity politics
  • Governmentality & governance studies
  • Foucaultian methodologies
  • Post-structural social theory & philosophy
  • Legal ethics

Dr Christine Bond

Dr Christine Bond
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7127
christine.bond@qut.edu.au

QUT ePrints Publications

  • Criminal justice decision-making
  • Sentencing
  • Race/ethnicity & gender
  • Youth, crime & justice
  • Quantitative research methods

Dr Jodi Death

Dr Jodi Death
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7106
jodi.death@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile

  • Child sexual abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Power
  • Gendered violence
  • Child protection in emerging communities

Dr James Morton

Dr James Morton
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7125
je.morton@qut.edu.au

  • Sentencing procedures of indigenous offenders in the NT and Qld
  • Criminal laws comparison of NT vs Qld focusing on sentencing laws

Mr Juan Tauri

Mr Juan Tauri
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7114
juan.tauri@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile

  • First nation justice theories & practices
  • State responses to indigenous offending & sovereignty politics
  • Gangs
  • Criminological theory
  • Research ethics.

Dr Col Thorne

Dr Col Thorne
Lecturer

(07) 3138 7131
c.thorne@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile
QUT ePrints Publications

  • Criminology
  • Law enforcement issues
  • Emergency service issues

Ms Erin O'Brien

Ms Erin O'Brien
Associate Lecturer

(07) 3138 7103
erin.obrien@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile

  • Human trafficking (& related transnational crime)
  • Prostitution discourse & law reform
  • Campaigning & lobbying tactics of interest groups
  • Religion & politics
  • Social model of exclusion
  • Citizens' engagement with the criminal justice system (civil disobedience, political violence, vigilante justice, Good Samaritan laws

Dr Nic Chantler

Dr Nic Chantler
Adjunct Professor

a.chantler@qut.edu.au

QUT Profile

  • Vulnerabilities in ICT & cybercrime
  • Advanced intelligence & security training
  • Training in intuition & perception
  • Collection methods (conventional through to remote viewing)
  • Information operations ("Hackers" to PSYOPS)
  • Information warfare & open source solutions