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Dr Matthew Ball

Faculty of Law,
School of Justice

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Name
Dr Matthew Ball
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law,
School of Justice
Discipline *
Criminology, Other Studies in Human Society
Phone
+61 7 3138 7115
Fax
+61 7 3138 7123
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Docotor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Justice (Honours) (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Justice (Critical Criminology) (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • American Society of Criminology (Division of Critical Criminology)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
  • British Society of Criminology
  • Asian Criminology Society
  • The Pinnacle Foundation (mentor)
  • Legal Education Review (member, editorial board)
Keywords

queer theory, sexuality, critical criminology, Foucault, governmentality, poststructuralism, justice, legal education

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Matthew is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice, having joined the school in 2008. His research focuses on the intersections between sexuality, gender, and criminal justice. Matthew has established an international research profile in the field of Queer Criminology, having written and edited three foundational books in the field – Criminology and Queer Theory: Dangerous Bedfellows? (Palgrave), Queering Criminology (co-edited with Angela Dwyer and Thomas Crofts, Palgrave), and a special issue of Critical Criminology titled ‘Queer/ing Criminology: New Directions and Frameworks’ (co-edited with Carrie L. Buist and Jordan Blair Woods).

Matthew is also an active member of the Queering Paradigms collaborative research network, having co-convened the 2nd Queering Paradigms conference and edited Queering Paradigms II: Interrogating Agendas(2011, Peter Lang). From 2012-2015 he was a Visiting Fellow in the Centre for Sex, Gender, and Sexualities at Durham University.

Matthew is currently the Higher Degrees Research coordinator in the School of Justice. He has an ongoing role as a member of the QUT Ally Network, and has previously served as the Faculty of Law Equity chair.

This information has been contributed by Dr Matthew Ball.

Teaching

Units currently taught

  • JSB171 Justice and Society
  • JSB262 Power, Government, and Justice
  • JSB184 Sex and Crime
This information has been contributed by Dr Matthew Ball.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.