B Arts, Grad Dip in Education, PhD
Sue Trevaskes convenes courses on Chinese law and justice and contemporary Chinese society and culture, as well as Chinese language. She has obtained over a million dollars in external grants including two ARC fellowships for her research on Chinese criminal justice and punishment. As an adjunct director of a national centre, the Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW) at the Australian National University, she is head of the CIW China Justice research stream.
Her research has resulted in a number of papers and books including the first books in English on criminal courts contemporary China (2007), policing serious crime in China (2010), and the death penalty reform in China (2012). She has also published numerous papers on Chinese justice in journals including The China Journal, The British Journal of Criminology, The China Quarterly, and Modern China. Her latest co-edited volumes are The Politics of Law and Stability in China (2014), Legal Reforms and Deprivation of Liberty in Contemporary China (2016) and the Justice: the China Experience (2017).
Fields of expertise (China related)
- the politics of law and order
- justice policy and reform
- the death penalty
- drug crime and punishment
Current teaching areas
- The politics of law and justice in China
- Contemporary Chinese society and culture
- Chinese language