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Associate Professor Sharon Hayes

Faculty of Law,
School of Justice

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Name
Associate Professor Sharon Hayes
Position(s)
Associate Professor
Faculty of Law,
School of Justice
Discipline *
Criminology, Cultural Studies, Philosophy
Phone
+61 7 3138 7119
Fax
+61 7 3138 7123
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Keywords

Domestic violence, Gender, Sex Crimes, Sexual morality, Ethics

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

Biography

Dr. Sharon Hayes has been researching and teaching in the areas of criminal justice, criminology, moral philosophy and ethics for the past twenty years and has qualifications in political science, philosophy and ethics. Over the past decade she has developed a focused research profile and track record of publications in the areas of sexuality/gender studies, specifically sex and crime, domestic violence and social constructions of romantic love and abuse. Recent books include Criminal Justice Ethics: Cultivating the Moral Imagination (Routledge 2015), Sex Love and Abuse: Discourses on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (Palgrave 2014), Sex, Crime and Morality (Routledge, 2012), The Politics of Sex Trafficking: A moral geography (Palgrave, 2013), and Social Ethics for Legal and Justice Professionals (Pearson Education Australia, 2006). Sharon’s current research interests include the theoretical and moral underpinnings of intimate partner abuse, and she has a monograph on the topic forthcoming, titled Romantic Terrorism: An Auto-ethnography of Domestic Violence Victimization and Survival (Palgrave). Sharon also  teaches JSB175 Social Ethics and the Justice System and JSN184 Sex and Crime. She won Vice Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching in 2008, 2009, and 2011.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Sharon Hayes.

Experience

Recent conference presentations

Hayes, S and S Jeffries (2011) “Why Do They Keep Going Back? Exploring narratives of survivors of intimate partner violence,” Crime, Justice and Social Democracy Conference, Qld, 27-30 Sept, 2011, QUT, Brisbane.

Hayes, S and S Jeffries (2011) “Why Do They Keep Going Back? Exploring narratives on surviving lesbian intimate partner violence,” First International ACON Same Sex Domestic Violence Conference,  16 Sept, 2011, ACON, Sydney, NSW.

Carpenter, B, S. Hayes and E. O’Brien (2011) “Constructions of Female Sex Offenders: Exploring Public Discourses”, paper presented to the British Society of Criminology Conference, 3-6 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle.

O’Brien, E., S. Hayes and B. Carpenter (2011) “Sex Trafficking and Moral Harm: Politicised Understandings and Depictions of the Trafficked Experience” paper to be presented to the British Society of Criminology Conference, 3-6 July 2011, Northumbria University, Newcastle.

Hayes, S. and B. Carpenter (2011) “The Moral Temporality of Sex, Crime and Taboo,”  paper presented to the Erotics Conference, Griffith University, Brisbane, 11-13 February, 2011

Hayes, S and B. Carpenter (2010) “Absence of Malice: Constructing the female sex offender,” paper presented to the Moral Panics Conference, Brunel University, London, UK, 10-12 Dec 2010.

Hayes, S. and A.E. Dwyer (2010) “Queer Cops in Queensland: Exploring narratives,” paper presented to the International Queering Paradigms II Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, April 7-9.

Hayes, S. (2010) “The Moral Geography of ‘Deviant’ Sexualities,” paper presented to the International Queering Paradigms II Conference, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, April 7-9.

Hayes, S. (2010) “Sex, Crime, and Morality,” invited lecture presented to the Loughborough University students of the Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice, March 23, 2010.

Hayes, S. (2010) “The Moral Temporality of Sex, Taboo and the Body,” paper presented to the School of Arts and Humanities, Nottingham Trent University, February 19, 2010.

Hayes, S. and M. Ball (2009) “Queering Cyberspace: Fan fiction communities as spaces for expressing and exploring sexuality,” paper presented to the First International Queer Paradigms Conference, Canterbury, UK, February, 2009.

Ball, M. and S. Hayes (2009) “Violence between Same-Sex Intimate Partners: Setting the Parameters,” paper presented to the First International Queer Paradigms Conference, Canterbury, UK, February 2009.

Hayes, S. and M. Ball (2009) “Homophobia in the University Classroom: Student conceptualisations of queer identity,” paper presented to the First International Queer Paradigms Conference, Canterbury, UK, February 2009.

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Sharon Hayes.

Publications


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

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2015
Details
Legal Practice Tribunal Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General Invited Lay Member of the Tribunal.
Type
Committee Role/Editor or Chair of an Academic Conference
Reference year
2015
Details
Chair of the committee for the Second International Queering Paradigms Conference, QUT, Brisbane, 7-9 April, 2010

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