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Our staff are outstanding teachers and scholars. Their service to students, the practitioner community and scholarship has been recognised both locally and internationally.With experts in fields such as crime analysis, policing, restorative justice, forensic psychology and much more, we can offer you expert knowledge based on cutting edge research.

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Head of School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Assoc Prof Michael Townsley

Associate Professor Michael Townsley’s research expertise is in spatial and temporal patterns of crime, offender mobility, crime analysis and crime mapping and situational crime prevention.

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Deputy Head of School (Learning and Teaching)

Assoc Prof Christine Bond

Dr Christine Bond’s research expertise is in sentencing and discretion in criminal justice, social inequality and justice (Indigeneity, race/ethnicity, gender), youth and police and research methods.

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Deputy Head of School (Research)

Assoc Prof Danielle Reynald

Associate Professor Danielle Reynald is a former journalist whose research focuses on the role of citizens as guardians against crime, crime prevention through environmental design and offender decision making.

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Key Contacts

Undergraduate Program Director - Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Benoit Leclerc

Program Director - Bachelor of Information Technology/ Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Associate Professor Molly Dragiewicz

Program Director - double degrees

Associate Professor Nadine Connell

First Year and Commencing Student Coordinator (Mt Gravatt)

Mr Jason Hartley

First Year and Commencing Student Coordinator (Gold Coast)

Dr Jeff Ackerman

Higher Degree by Research Program Convenor

Dr Elise Sargeant

Dr Jacqueline Drew

Postgraduate Director

Dr Rachel Dioso-Villa

Honours Program Director

Dr William Wood

Director, Online Learning

Dr Troy Allard

International Convenor

Dr Hennessey Hayes

ACES Coordinator

Dr Li Eriksson