Palmer, Darren

Deakin University


Dr Darren Palmer (BA Hons, MA Criminological Studies, PhD) is the past convenor of the new major sequence in Criminology
in the BA. He has had many years teaching experience at La Trobe University (Law & Legal Studies)and Deakin University (Police Studies/Criminology). He has taught in a range of areas including criminal justice, criminal law, psychology and crime, policing, and criminology research methods. Current Research Projects Include:

  • evaluation of interventions addressing alcohol and violence in the night-time economy;
  • the use of 'new' technology in the night-time economy with an emphasis on ID scanners;
  • Australian Sudanese immigrants and their perceptions and experience of criminal justice;
  • rural and regional justice