About the Institute of Criminology

Located within the School of Law, the Institute is unique in Australia for pioneering a multidisciplinary, critical approach to criminology, criminal law and criminal justice. Standing at the leading edge of Australian criminological research, teaching and publishing, the Institute facilitates dialogue and debate on policy and practice. The Institute addresses broad community and professional needs for information, analysis and innovation. Our academic staff offer an impressive and comprehensive range of expertise in all areas of criminological research and teaching; opportunities to study at undergraduate and postgraduate level with leaders in the field abound at the Institute.

Current Issues in Criminal Justice, the prestigious peer-reviewed international journal published by The Institute Press has been the forum for many key academic debates and it attracts contributions from leading international experts in the field.

The Institute Series of Books authored by established and new researchers and thinkers includes nearly 30 titles. Recent publications have included 'Lines in the Sand: The Cronulla Riots, Multiculturalism and National Belonging' and 'Border Crimes: Australia's war on illicit migrants'.