The Australian Deportation Project – Project Team

  • Associate Professor Leanne Weber is a Director at The Border Crossing Observatory. She is an ARC Future Fellow researching the policing of internal borders, and works on several BOb research projects. She has studied and worked at the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge and the Human Rights Centre at Essex University, held research contracts at the Centre for ... Read more
  •   Marie Segrave is a Researcher at The Border Crossing Observatory (BOb), based at Monash University. She researches in a wide range of areas adopting an interdisciplinary engagement with contemporary criminology related to regulation, globalisation, exploitation, policing and criminalisation. Marie’s current research projects are focused on temporary migration & labour exploitation in Australia, people trafficking, women’s experiences ... Read more
  • Michael Grewcock is a researcher at The Border Crossing Observatory (BOb). Having worked a solicitor in London for 13 years,  he returned to Australia to the University of New South Wales in 2004 to complete a PhD. He has taught criminology and criminal law in the Arts and Law faculties since 2006. Email:   Read More... Read more
  • Professor Sharon Pickering is a Director at The Border Crossing Observatory (BOb). She is an Australian Research Council Professorial Future Fellow and Professor of Criminology. She is the Series Editor with Katja Franko Aas (Oslo University) and Mary Bosworth (Oxford University) of Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship.   Professor Pickering researches irregular border crossing and has written ... Read more
  • Rebecca Powell is the Managing-Director of the Border Crossing Observatory at Monash University and also works as a researcher for a number of the research projects hosted by the Observatory. Before joining the Border Crossing Observatory, Rebecca worked in the field of human trafficking prevention from a law enforcement and criminal justice perspective for international ... Read more