The Border Crossing Observatory provides high quality, independent research on border crossings. It focuses on the complex process of border crossings and the implications of crime and justice.
Its aim is to enhance scholarly and public policy debates at local, regional and international levels. Based at Monash University the Observatory’s analysis comes from an international community of scholars.
Established in 2011 by a team of researchers at Monash University the Border Crossing Observatory draws together an established network of international scholars focused on borders and their significance for issues of crime and justice.
The Observatory is a site for sharing the most recent research in he field from an international network of scholars. It hosts graduate research projects and has opportunities for research interns. It hosts roundtables and seminar series aimed at promoting informed scholarly and policy debate.
For More Information:
- visit the Border Crossings Observatory website
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Monash criminologists examine ways to improve police responses to family violence
Monash criminologists Associate Professor Marie Segrave and Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon with Professor Dean Wilson (University … Continue reading Monash criminologists examine ways to improve police responses to family violence
Article published on womens’ resistance to state crime
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An opportunity to join the Monash Criminology teaching team
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Monash Crim goes to New Orleans for the American Society of Criminology annual conference
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Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon awarded CHASS Future Leaders award
Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon has been awarded the Council of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS) 2016 … Continue reading Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon awarded CHASS Future Leaders award