Monash Criminology is an active supporter of the pursuit of excellence in postgraduate research. In 2011, we initiated and sponsored the Monash University Postgraduate Prize, which is awarded to the best presentation given at the annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Postgraduate Conference.
In 2013, at the seventh annual Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Postgraduate Conference, hosted by Griffith University in Brisbane, Monash honours student, Mary Iliadis, received the award for her outstanding poster presentation of criminological research. She joins previous winners, Helena Menih (2011) and Rosemary Cassidy (2012).
Mary has just completed her Honours in Criminology at Monash University and will commence her doctoral studies in Criminology at Monash University in 2014. Prior to commencing at Monash, Mary completed a Bachelor of Legal Studies at La Trobe University. Throughout her degrees, Mary developed a strong interest in socio-legal issues relating to victims of crime, and as a result, chose to pursue her honours research in the field of victimology. Mary’s honours thesis expanded on the seminal work of Nils Christie’s (1986) ideal victim theory, whereby she examined whether certain characteristics were perceived to make victims more “worthy” of their victim status, thereby entitling them to better treatment from society, the media, and the criminal justice system. Mary’s honours thesis was completed under the supervision of Dr. Asher Flynn, who will also be her primary PhD supervisor. Mary’s doctoral thesis will examine the viability of introducing legal representation for victims in varying contexts within the prosecution process.
The Criminology Seminar Series 2014
The Monash Criminology Seminar Series continues in 2014 with a lineup of informative and challenging…
Solitary Confinement and Supermax Prisons: A Necessary Evil or Necessarily Evil?
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Visiting scholars in criminology
The International Visiting Scholar in Criminology program at Monash University provides staff and students with…
The Monash University & Neighbourhood Justice Centre Criminology Research Report Award 2013
Congratulations to two of our 2013 honours cohort, Amy White and Harriette Curtis, who have…
Human Trafficking edited collection published
Marie Segrave’s edited collection, Human Trafficking (Ashgate) has just been published. It is one of…
Abolition Now! Wed 7 August 5:30pm for 6:00pm start, New Council Chambers, Trades Hall.
Monash University’s School of Political and Social Inquiry in conjunction with Flat Out and the…
Debra Parkinson and Claire Zara (Women’s Health Goulburn North East) report on the first Australian research to investigate post-disaster domestic violence.
This new research from Women’s Health Goulburn North East aims to document the experiences and…
The myth of the people smugglers’ ‘business model’
Gabriella SanchezResearch Fellow at the Border Crossing Observatory. “The people smugglers business model is phrase…
Go directly to jail: not always the best move
Asher Flynn and Bree Carlton‘s commentary piece featured in The Age newspaper on 24 June…
Peace at the Border workshop, Prato Monash Centre May 20-21
This workshop convened by Dr Leanne Weber brought together critical border control researchers from Italy,…
Applications open for July internship program at the Border Crossing Observatory
Applications are now open for Research Internships at The Border Crossing Observatory for July 2013. The…
Rethinking needed on unthinkable crime – Monash Prato Italy Conference “Addressing Filicide” 30-31 May 2013
22 May 2013 The unfathomable crime of filicide, the killing of a child by their…