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.
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Publication: New book on international students and crime
International Students and Crime by Helen Forbes-Mewett (Sociology), Jude McCulloch (Criminology) and Chris Nylan (International … Continue reading Publication: New book on international students and crime
State of imprisonment: Victoria is leading the nation backwards
by Dr Marie Segrave, Dr Anna Eriksson and Emma Russell This article is part of The Conversation’s series, State … Continue reading State of imprisonment: Victoria is leading the nation backwards
The state of imprisonment in Australia: it’s time to take stock
by Dr Marie Segrave This article introduces The Conversation’s series, State of Imprisonment, which provides snapshots … Continue reading The state of imprisonment in Australia: it’s time to take stock
Monash Criminology seminar program 2015
This year’s in-house seminar program kicks off on April 30 with a presentation by visiting … Continue reading Monash Criminology seminar program 2015
Monash at ‘imprisonment’ panel discussion at Wheeler Centre
Monash Criminology’s Dr Anna Eriksson will join other academics and legal professionals in a panel discussion … Continue reading Monash at ‘imprisonment’ panel discussion at Wheeler Centre
Monash-Warwick links: Criminology academic’s fellowship posting
Dr Asher Flynn, a Monash academic in Criminology, has been appointed a Research Fellow in … Continue reading Monash-Warwick links: Criminology academic’s fellowship posting
Monash Criminology and Sociology at the International Symposia on Migration
The School of Social Science, particularly sociology and criminology, contributed significantly to the recent International … Continue reading Monash Criminology and Sociology at the International Symposia on Migration
Spotlight on: Mental Health and Monash Criminology
It is Mental Health Awareness week across Australia and an important time to consider how … Continue reading Spotlight on: Mental Health and Monash Criminology
Monash Criminology’s dynamic presence at ANZSOC
Monash Criminology made a big contribution across the three day annual Australian & New Zealand … Continue reading Monash Criminology’s dynamic presence at ANZSOC
Monash Criminology at the European Society of Criminology conference 2014
The 14th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology was held in Prague (Czech … Continue reading Monash Criminology at the European Society of Criminology conference 2014
Lifting the veil on the crisis in Victoria’s prisons
by Bree Carlton and Marie Segrave Victorian Ombudsman George Brouwer’s report on deaths and harm in Victorian … Continue reading Lifting the veil on the crisis in Victoria’s prisons
Criminology Seminar Series: Exiles at Home – A Refugee Structure of Feeling
The Monash Criminology Seminar Series presents Associate Professor Micol Seigel. When refugees from Southeast Asia … Continue reading Criminology Seminar Series: Exiles at Home – A Refugee Structure of Feeling