Dr Emma Russell – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 2019

We welcome Dr Emma Russell as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar in the Policing stream at our upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference to be held on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Emma is a Lecturer in Crime, Justice and Legal Studies at La Trobe University. Her research explores the dynamics between social movements, policing and punishment. She is particularly interested in queer and feminist history and theory; police image and power; and the nature of carceral space. Emma is the author of Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing (Routledge, 2019) and co-author of Resisting Carceral Violence: Women’s Imprisonment and the Politics of Abolition (Palgrave, 2018).

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Dr. Max Halupka – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 2019

We welcome Dr. Max Halupka as an Emerging Australian Scholar within the Governance, Activism and Social Change stream of the Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference.

Max is Research Fellow at Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra.  He is an expert on contemporary forms of political participation where he specialises in the relationship between technology and politics. Max has published work on political communication, new forms of political participation, internet activism, and The Church of Scientology. Max teaches public policy for the Institute’s Graduate Certificate and MPA programmes.

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Dr Kate Gleeson – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 15-17 July 2019, Gold Coast

We welcome Dr Kate Gleeson as an Emerging Australian Scholar at our upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference from 15-17 July 2019 on the Gold Coast.  Kate will present as part of the Gender, Sexuality and Violence stream.

Kate is a senior lecturer at Macquarie Law School and a member of the Centre for Agency, Values and Ethics (CAVE). Kate is an executive board member of Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia, and has served as an executive member of Australian Political Studies Association. Kate is interested in in the governance and regulation of bodies, sexuality and reproductive practices and has published widely on the history of the regulation of sexual violence, gay sex, pornography, abortion and sex work. She has particular expertise in justice for crimes of institutional and historical child sexual abuse in Australia and internationally. She is currently writing a book about historical prosecutions of child sexual abuse, and undertaking ongoing research about Irish and Australian histories of institutionalisation.  Kate will be presenting on “Ethics, ambiguity and responsibility for mass crimes of child sexual abuse”.

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Nicola Henry – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 15-17 July 2019

We welcome Nicola Henry as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar in the Gender, Sexuality and Violence stream at our 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference to be held at the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Nicola is Associate Professor and Vice-Chancellor’s Principal Research Fellow in the Social and Global Studies Centre at RMIT University. Her research investigates the prevalence, nature and impacts of gendered violence, including legal and non-legal responses in Australian and international contexts. Her current research focuses on technology-facilitated violence, including image-based sexual abuse (also known as “revenge porn”).

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Lennon Chang – Emerging Australian Scholar – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th biennial International Conference – 2019

We welcome Dr Lennon Chang as an invited Emerging Australian Scholar within the Southern Criminology stream at our 5th Biennial International Conference to be held on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.

Lennon is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences. He is a co-founder and vice-chairman of the Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society. He is the Project Director of Strengthening Cyber capacity and Raising Cyber Awareness in the Indo-Pacific Region: Australia and Myanmar. He authored ‘Cybercrime in the Greater China Region: Regulatory Responses and Crime Prevention’ (Edward Elgar, 2012). Together with Myanmar National Cyber Security Centre and Kenerllix, he initiated and founded “CyberBayKin”, a cyber awareness campaign in Myanmar (https://www.facebook.com/CyberBayKin/).

Dr Chang is interested in researching crime and governance of cyberspace – cybercrime, cyber terrorism and cyber warfare. He is particularly interested in the regulation and governance of cyberspace in the Asia-Pacific region. His professional interest in Asia continues and he is currently researching internet vigilantism in the indo-pacific region. He was also undertaking research into cybercrime and cyber-deviance in this region.

Dr Chang was awarded his PhD by the Australian National University . He has a Master in Criminology and Bachelor in Law degrees from National Taipei University, Taiwan.

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Max Travers – Emerging Australian Scholar – 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference

We welcome Max Travers as an Emerging Australian Scholar in the Southern Criminology Stream as part of our 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference on the Gold Coast from 15-17 July 2019.  Max is a senior lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania. He qualified as a solicitor in the United Kingdom before completing a doctorate in sociology at the University of Manchester. He has published ethnographies about legal practice, including The Reality of Law (1997) and The Sentencing of Children (2012), and is currently working on a project about bail practices and court reform. He has helped to establish the Asian Paradigm in criminology through co-editing Comparative Criminology in Asia (2017).

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Jarrett Blaustein – Emerging Australian Scholar – 5th biennial Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference July 2019

We are pleased to welcome Jarrett Blaustein, Ph.D. as an Emerging Australian Scholar for the Southern Criminology stream at the 5th biennial International Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference being held on the Gold Coast, July 2019.  Jarrett is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Monash University and is author of Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Oxford University Press, 2015) and lead editor of the forthcoming Emerald Handbook on Crime, Justice and Sustainable Development(Emerald, 2020), His research examines the intersections between global crime and development governance within and beyond the United Nations system.

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Professor Ross Coomber – International Visitor – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference

We are pleased to announce that Professor Ross Coomber will be a visitor and presenter at the upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference on the Gold Coast in July 2019.

Ross Coomber is currently Professor of Criminology and Sociology at the University of Liverpool. Prior to this he was Professor and Director of the Griffith Criminology Institute, Griffith University, in Brisbane and Gold Coast Australia, and before that, Professor of Sociology, and Director of the Drug and Alcohol Research Unit at the University of Plymouth. He has more than 30 years research experience in the drug and alcohol field and has published extensively and broadly in this area – particularly on the nature risk as it applies to drug use and illicit drug markets, nationally and internationally, and across different cultural and environmental spaces. His research is strongly inter/multidisciplinary and boasts ongoing collaborations with forensic chemists/scientists, medics, public health practitioners and researchers, as well as, perhaps more predictably, disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. In 2013 he undertook a rapid ethnographic and cross-cultural observational tour of six Asian countries/cities (China/Shanghai; India/Mumbai; Indonesia/Jakarta; Japan/Tokyo; Malaysia/Kuala Lumpa South Korea/Seoul) looking at the nature and meaning of public spitting in those locales. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia and at the Griffith Criminology Institute, Griffith University, Australia.

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Professor Setsuo Miyazawa – Invited International Visitor – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference 2019

We are delighted to welcome Setsuo Miyazawa as an invited International Speaker at the upcoming Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference from 15-17 July 2019.  Professor Miyazawa is Senior Visiting Professor of Law at UC Hastings College of the Law and Professor Emeritus at Kobe University. He has Ph.D. in sociology from Yale University and S.J.D. from Hokkaido University. He was a full-time faculty at Hokkaido, Kobe University, Waseda University, Omiya Law School, and Aoyama Gakuin University until reaching mandatory retirement in 2016. He held visiting positions at ten North American law schools including Harvard, UC Berkeley, and NYU before joining UC Hastings on a regular basis in 2008. He has extremely broad research interests, including police and criminal justice, legal profession, and courts. He represented progressive positions on many issues in the justice system reform movement in Japan in the late 1990s through 2000s. He received the Distinguished Book Award from the Division of International Criminology of the American Society of Criminology in 1993 and the International Prize from the Law & Society Association in 2014. He was the Founding President of the Asian Law & Society Association in 2016-17 and will be the President of the Asian Criminological Society in 2019-21.

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Diego Zysman-Quiros – International Visitor – Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference

We welcome Diego Zysman-Quiros as an International Visitor to the Crime, Justice and Social Democracy 5th Biennial International Conference.  Diego is an Associate Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology, Faculty of Law, UBA, Argentina, and he is Adjunct Professor AT QUT School of Justice. He has a Master’s and PhD from Universidad de Barcelona, Spain, and is currently a criminal law attorney. He has served as a Judge and High Law Clerk of Criminal Court in Penal Economic Matters, Buenos Aires. He has authored two books, edited two books, and written numerous chapters and journal articles about criminology and punishment.

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