Russell, Emma K.

La Trobe University


Emma K. Russell is Senior Lecturer in Crime, Justice and Legal Studies in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe University. Her research examines criminalisation, incarceration and activism in social and political context. Her recent publications appear in journals such as Law Text Culture, Punishment & Society and Theoretical Criminology. Her first sole-authored book, Queer Histories and the Politics of Policing, was published by Routledge in 2020. She is also co-author of Resisting Carceral Violence: Women’s Imprisonment and the Politics of Abolition (2018).