Researcher

Professor Julie Stubbs

My Expertise

criminology and criminal justice, gender and justice, violence against women, justice reinvestment, restorative justice, punishment

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Biography

Julie is a criminal justice scholar who joined UNSW Law in 2010.  She was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2019. In October 2020 she moved to the position of Honorary Professor.  She was foundation co-Director of the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice (2018-2020).  Previously Julie held positions as Professor of Criminology and Director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Sydney, and as a...view more

Julie is a criminal justice scholar who joined UNSW Law in 2010.  She was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2019. In October 2020 she moved to the position of Honorary Professor.  She was foundation co-Director of the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice (2018-2020).  Previously Julie held positions as Professor of Criminology and Director of the Institute of Criminology at the University of Sydney, and as a senior researcher with the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. 

Areas of expertise
Julie's research interests include: justice reinvestment, imprisonment, community sanctions, domestic violence, legal responses to violence against women, homicide, restorative justice, and bail; she also has undertaken research on young offenders, and on cross-cultural issues in criminal justice. More generally she is interested in gender and criminal justice.

She is currently a member of the Board of the Law and Justice Foundation and an adviser to ANROWS on the National Community Attitudes to Violence Against Women survey. She was a member of: Advisory Committee of the Institute of Criminology (U Sydney, 1989-2020),  the NSW Advisory Panel on Domestic and Family Homicides; the Criminal Justice Sexual Assault Taskforce; and the Department of Corrective Services Institutional Ethics Committee. She has undertaken consultancy research for Legal Aid NSW and several criminal justice agencies.

Key words: Gender and crime, domestic violence, violence against women, justice reinvestment, restorative justice, criminal justice, bail, homicide.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations
Julie is a member of the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of Criminology , and the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy , and of the Editorial Board for the journals:  Women, Law and Human Rights e-journal, Critical Criminology, and Current Issues in Criminal Justice.

 

 


My Grants

ARC DP17 - Addressing the Australian Penal Crisis: Rethinking Community Sanctions (with Eileen Baldry, David Brown, Chris Cunneen & Mel Schwartz).
ARC DP13 - Justice Reinvestment: Conceptual Foundations for Criminal Justice Innovation (with Mel Schwartz, David Brown & Chris Cunneen).


My Awards

In 2019 Julie was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia for her contributions to criminology and domestic violence advocacy.


My Research Supervision


Currently supervising

Julie is currently supervising PhD students researching: shifting constructions of sex offenders and coronial processes.


My Teaching

Julie previously taught:

  • Gender, Race and Justice (LAWS8075)(JURD7475)
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice (LAWS8076)(JURD7376)
  • Policing (CRIM2014)
  • Prisons and Punishment (CRIM2036)
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Location

Room 219
The Law Building
University of New South Wales
UNSW Kensington Campus
Sydney NSW 2052
Australia
(Access via Gate 2 off High Street)