Publication: Victim Stories and Victim Policy – PhD Student Kara Beavis

Congratulations to QUT School of Justice PhD student Kara Beavis whose  article on Victim stories and victim policy has been published in Sage Criminology’s Crime, Media and Culture International Journal.  The focus of the article is Rosie Batty’s influence on public policy and popular discourse in Australia.

Kara co-authored the article with Professor JaneMaree Maher, Professor Jude McCulloch and Dr. Kate Fitz-Gibbon from Monash University’s Gender Equity and Family Violence Focus Research Unit.

Kara is a Ph.D. student researching political economy and the prevention of intimate partner violence following fifteen years’ experience in senior roles in gender equity and violence against women in government and NGO settings in Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Most recently, Kara worked for Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety (ANROWS) in Sydney and has worked as a Research Affiliate with Monash University’s Gender and Family Violence Focus Research Program.

Kara is also the Unit Coordinator of Dynamics of Domestic Violence and Guest Lecturer in Theories of Government at QUT School of Justice.

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