Criminology Postgraduate Alumni

dandelion seed dispersalDr Asher Flynn graduated in 2010. Her PhD Secret deals and bargained justice: Lifting the veil of secrecy surrounding plea bargaining in Victoria was supervised by Prof. Jude McCulloch  and Dr. Dean Wilson. Asher is now a lecturer in Criminology at Monash University.

Dr Lucinda Jordan’s PhD thesis, Seeing place: Young people, homelessness and violence (supervised by Prof. Sharon Pickering  and Dr Marie Segrave) was successfully passed in 2011. Lucinda is now a Research Fellow at the Centre for Regional Law and Justice.

Kimberley Shirley graduated in 2011 with a Master of Arts. Her thesis, Living with violence: Participatory approaches in transitional justice was supervised by Dr Anna Eriksson and Prof. Sharon Pickering.

Dr Sanja Milivojevic, a lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales, graduated in 2008. Her thesis was entitled, Sex trafficking in Serbia and Australia (supervisors Prof. Sharon Pickering and  Dr. Dean Wilson).

Dr Annie Pettitt, who has since moved into a range of advocacy positions including as Child Rights Specialist with Save the Children, completed her doctorate in 2009. Her research, Out of step or stepping out? A human rights impact assessment framework for policing, was supervised by Sharon Pickering and Prof. Jude McCulloch.

Dr Marie Segrave’s PhD, Restoring order: Statecraft, the border and sex trafficking, was supervised by Prof. Sharon Pickering  and Dr. JaneMaree Maher. She graduated in 2008 and was appointed as a lecturer in Criminology at the University of Western Sydney. She is now a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Monash University.

Dr Vicki Sentas’ thesis, Traces of terror: Counter-terrorism law and policing in Australia (supervised by Prof. Sharon Pickering and Prof. Jude McCulloch) was awarded a commendation of excellence by the Faculty of Arts. Vicki’s thesis was passed in 2008 and she was awarded a Newton Postdoctoral Fellowship at the School of Law, King’s College in 2009.

Laura Wilson graduated with a Master of Arts in 2011, Stoned, peaking and hanging out: Dependent and recreational drug users perceptions of drug driving in Melbourne. She was supervised by Prof. Jude McCulloch and Dr. Dean Wilson. Laura is now undertaking a Juris Doctor (JD) at Monash University.

Tamara Morozoff graduated in 2007  with a thesis on The politics of prostitution: An analysis of Victorian prostitution legislation (supervised by Assoc. Prof. Colleen Lewis).