I am a sociologically informed feminist criminologist. I specialize in research relating to legal or regulatory responses to problems, particularly those that disproportionately affect women. In my research, I explore ways to provide alternatives forms of justice, broadly defined. I have done work about: Restorative Justice; Criminal Justice Policies; Gender Based and Sexual Violence; Campus “Rape Culture”
I orient my work toward policy development and changing systems or organisations. I do empirical research. I dabble in diverse methods, qualitative and quantitative, and am increasingly moving toward narrative and participatory approaches. In the short video below (produced by Nova Stream Productions) I talk about my research approach.
I have worked with or been funded by the following groups and agencies: