Personal details

Name
Professor Kerry Carrington
Position(s)
Head, School of Justice
Faculty of Law,
School of Justice
Discipline *
Criminology, Sociology, Other Law and Legal Studies
Phone
+61 7 3138 7112
Fax
+61 7 3138 7123
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

PhD (Macquarie University)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

Southern Criminology, Gender and Justice, Gendered Violence, Criminological Impact of Mining, Youth Justice, CJRCSD, School of Justice

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

Biography

Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT, Australia and member of #CJSDRC.  She is a Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, a Senior Counselor of the Asian Criminological Society, and Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology. She is the founding Co-Chief Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Pacific Rim Editor of Critical Criminology and International editorial board member of the British Society of Criminology’s flagship journal – Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Feminist Criminology.  Her research on the social and criminological impact of mining has led to significant change in the approvals for mining development in Qld. In 2014 Kerry Carrington received the  American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime 2103 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her contributions to the study and analysis of young women, crime and youth justice which spans 30 years.  In 2014 she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology (Division of Critical Criminology). In 2011 her co-publication, “Resource Boom Underbelly: The criminological impact of mining” won the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for the best publication in  the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.  In 2018 she co-edited the Palgrave Handbook in Criminology and the Global South,a landmark 50 chapter volume, described by Raewyn Connell as revolutionary.  She has an ARC DP grant to study how women’s police stations in Latin America prevent gendered violence. Professor Carrington has an extensive record of externally funded research activity and  a wide variety of criminological and sociological research interests, including

  • Southern Criminology
  • Women’s Police Stations Latin America
  • Youth justice and girls’ violence
  • gendered violence
  • global justice and human rights
This information has been contributed by Professor Kerry Carrington.

Teaching

Professor Carrington has taught in a wide range of subjects, including

  • Theories of Crime
  • Crime Research Methods
  • Gender, law and public policy
  • Youth Justice
  • Critical Policy Analysis

She has also led some major curriculum development projects in criminology, including the revision of B. Justice and the new double degree in Justice/Psychology.  In semester 1 she lectures into

  • JSB 170 Introduction to Criminology and Policing
  • JSB415 Advanced Research Methodologies

In semester 2 she lectures into

  • JSB372 Youth Justice
  • JSB272 Theories of Crime
This information has been contributed by Professor Kerry Carrington.

Experience

Submissions to the Australian parliament

Carrington, K. McIntosh, A. Hogg, R. Scott, J. (2011) ARC Research Team Submission to Australian Parliament House Inquiry into FIFO/DIDO, Submission no 95.

http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/ra/fifodido/subs/Sub95.pdf

Carrington, K., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), Submission to Senate Inquiry into Suicide, 20 November, No. 62.  http://www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/clac_ctte/suicide/submissions/sublist.htm

Carrington, K. (2009) Submission, House of Representatives Standing Committee on Family, Community, Housing and Youth Inquiry into Youth Violence, Australian Parliament House.  No 47. http://www.aph.gov.au/house/committee/fchy/youthviolence/subs/sub047.pdf

Social policy briefs for the Australian parliament

Carrington, K. (2003) Ministerial Discretion in Migration Matters: Contemporary Policy Issues in Historical Context, Current Issues Brief, No. 3, 2003-04, Department of Parliamentary Library, Canberra, pp. 1-22.

Carrington, K. and Hearn, J. (2003) Trafficking and the Sex Industry: From Impunity to Protection, Current Issues Brief, No. 28, 2002-03, Department of Parliamentary Library, Canberra, pp.1-24. (An Audio Brief accompanies this publication)

Carrington, K. and Pratt, A. (2003) How Far Have We Come? Gender Disparities in the Australian Higher Education System, Current Issues Brief No 31, 2002-03, Department of Parliamentary Library, Canberra, pp. 1-25. (An Audio Brief accompanies this publication)

Carrington, K. Sherlock, S. Hancock, N. (2003) The East Timorese Asylum Seekers: Legal Issues and Policy Implications Ten Years On, Current Issues Brief, No. 17 2002-03, Department of Parliamentary Library, Canberra, pp. 1-21.

Phillips, J. and Carrington, K. (2003) Domestic Violence in Australia: An overview of the issues, e-brief, Department of Parliamentary Library, Canberra.

Research reports

Carrington, K., Hogg, R., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), ‘Introduction, Framework and Background to Secondary Data Analysis’, Safeguarding Rural Australia, Addressing Masculinity and Violence in Rural Settings – Secondary Data Analysis, Centre for Law and Justice,QUT, Brisbane. Available from http://eprints.qut.edu.au/29575/

Carrington, K., Hogg, R., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), ‘Data Report No. 1: Self-harm Including Suicide’, Safeguarding Rural Australia, Addressing Masculinity and Violence in Rural Settings – Secondary Data Analysis, Centre for Law and Justice,QUT, Brisbane. Available from http://eprints.qut.edu.au/29625/

Carrington, K., Hogg, R., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), ‘Data Report No. 2: Intentional Violence – Suicide, Homicide, Assault, Sexual Assault, Family Violence, Child Abuse, Harassment and Stalking, Alcohol-related Violence, Animal Abuse’, Safeguarding Rural Australia, Addressing Masculinity and Violence in Rural Settings – Secondary Data Analysis, Centre for Law and Justice,QUT, Brisbane. Available from http://eprints.qut.edu.au/29635/

Carrington, K., Hogg, R., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), ‘Data Report No. 3: Unintentional Violence – Transport Accidents, Occupational Exposures and Hazards, Other Unintentional Violent Injuries’, Safeguarding Rural Australia, Addressing Masculinity and Violence in Rural Settings – Secondary Data Analysis, Centre for Law and Justice,QUT, Brisbane. Available from http://eprints.qut.edu.au/29638/

Carrington, K., Hogg, R., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), ‘Data Report No. 4: Risky Behaviour – Misuse of Alcohol, Illicit Drugs, Firearms Use and Abuse, Other Risky Behaviour’, Safeguarding Rural Australia, Addressing Masculinity and Violence in Rural Settings – Secondary Data Analysis, Centre for Law and Justice,QUT, Brisbane. Available from http://eprints.qut.edu.au/29643/

Carrington, K., Hogg, R., McIntosh, A. and Scott, J. (2009), ‘Data Report No. 5: Consequences of Violence – Juvenile Offenders, Long-term Health Consequences, Anxiety and Repression, Other Chronic Disabilities’, Safeguarding Rural Australia, Addressing Masculinity and Violence in Rural Settings – Secondary Data Analysis, Centre for Law and Justice,QUT, Brisbane. Available from http://eprints.qut.edu.au/29646/

McIntosh, Stayner, Carrington, Rolley, Sorensen, 2008 Resilience in Rural Communities, Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation.

Carrington, McIntosh & Walmsley, (2007) The Social Costs & Benefits of Migration Into Australia, Centre for Applied Research In Social Sciences, UNE.

Carrington, K. Periera, M. Reavell, R. (2006), A pilot study of young drivers and risky driving, Report to the New England Strategic Alliance of Councils, Centre for Applied Research In Social Sciences, UNE.

Scott, J. Carrington, K. Owen, S. Bohill, R. Reavell, R. (2006) Tamworth Regional Social Plan, Centre for Applied Research In Social Sciences, UNE.

Carrington, K. Hogg, R. Martin, P. (2001) Violence, Rurality & Civilising Processes, Report of ARC Funded Project, Critical Social Sciences Research Group, University of Western Sydney. (131 page ms)

Kerry Carrington, John Gow, Russell Hogg, Andrew Johnson, (1996) Crime, Locality and Citizenship: Interim Research Report ARC funded project, Critical Social Sciences Research Group, University of Western Sydney.

This information has been contributed by Professor Kerry Carrington.

Publications


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

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Fellowship of a Learned Academy or Membership of AIATSIS
Reference year
2016
Details
Fellow, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2015
Details
2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, American Society of Criminology, Division of Critical Criminology
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime, Distinguished Scholar Award, 2013
Type
Appointment to Prestigious Positions
Reference year
2016
Details
Senior Counselor of Asian Criminological Society
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2016
Details
Criminology and Criminal Justice is the official journal of the British Society of Criminology. Impact Factor:0.754 | Ranking:Criminology & Penology 36 out of 57 Source:2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2013
Details
Co-Chief Editor, International Journal For Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Scopus Q2 ranked
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2016
Details
Feminist Criminology is a Q1 journal 2015 Impact Factor: 1.032 2015 Ranking: 23/57 in Criminology & Penology 2016 Release of Journal Citation Reports, Source: 2015 Web of Science Data
Type
Editor/Contributor of a Prestigious Work of Reference
Reference year
2016
Details
Pacific Rim Editor, Critical Criminology The official Journal of the ASC Division on Critical Criminology and the ACJS Section on Critical Criminology Impact Factor .651
Type
Membership of Learned Societies
Reference year
2013
Details
Vice-Chair, Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology (ASC). The ASC is an international organisation concerned with criminology, embracing scholarly, scientific, and professional knowledge concerning the etiology, prevention, control, and treatment of crime and delinquency. The role of the Division on Critical Criminology Committee is to:
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2012
Details
The 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for 2012 for the best article published in the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 'The resource boom's underbelly: criminological impacts of mining development. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44(3), pp. 335-354.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Safeguarding Rural Australia: Addressing Violence in Rural Settings
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0878476
Start year
2008
Keywords
Violence in Rural Australia; Rural Sociology; violence in Rural Indigenouse Communities; Critical Criminology; Rural Mascullinities
Title
Pathways to punishment: exploring the sentencing of women and girls in two Australian jurisdictions
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP130102618
Start year
2013
Keywords
Gender; Sentencing; Punishment

Supervision