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International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy

Chief Editors' Introduction

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Author Biographies

School of Justice, QUT
Australia Australia
Professor Carrington is the Head of the School of Justice in the Law Faculty at QUT and Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, ASC and Chief Editor for The International Journal for Crime and Justice. Kerry is a leading expert in the field of youth justice in Australia. Her contributions spanning 20 years include Offending Girls (1993), (based on a PhD winner of the 1991 Jean Martin Award) and Offending Youth (2009). Her other books include Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: International Perspectives; Policing The Rural Crisis, Who Killed Leigh Leigh?, Critical Criminology, and Travesty Miscarriages of Justice. Professor Carrington has an extensive record of externally funded research activity, is an internationally leading expert in criminology and sociology, and was recently awarded the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award presented by the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology. From 2003 to 2005 she worked for a short time in Australian Parliament as a senior researcher and then as the Head of the Children, Youth and Families Unit at AIHW.
Queensland University of Technology
Australia Australia
Professor Reece Walters joined the School of Justice in 2011 and took up the position of Assistant Dean, Research for the Faculty of Law in early 2012. Prior to this he worked at the The Open University in England, University of Stirling in Scotland, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and LaTrobe University in Melbourne. He has undertaken various roles in research and managerial leadership, advocacy and strategic development.  Professor Walters’ research in eco crime and environmental justice; state violence and corporate crime has produced six books and over 100 papers and publications and earned him the Radzinowiz Prize in Criminology. Professor Walters has a number of qualifications including a BA Law, MA Criminological Studies (LTU),  PGCE Environmental Law and Management (Wales), Dip.Crim, (Melb), PhD (Well)
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