Farmer, Clare

Deakin University


Clare Farmer is an Associate Professor of Criminology at Deakin University. She has an applied research focus, with an emphasis on criminal justice policy and practice. Her research interests include the challenge of balancing the competing needs of offenders, victims of crime, and the wider community within/across the criminal justice system; responses to anti-social behaviour; the use of exclusion/prohibition; police discretionary powers and the use of force; human rights; sentencing principles and processes.

Clare is a former Magistrate (in England) and, in 2021, she was appointed to Victoria’s Adult Parole Board.