Jarrett Blaustein


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I am currently interested in supervising PhD projects that examine the global governance of crime, the mobility of crime control policies, or law and order politics.


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Jarrett Blaustein is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences and incoming Director of the BCrim degree (from January 2022).

His research examines the intersections between security governance and sustainable development and he is developing an international programme of research to empirically examine how policing actors and assemblages are adapting to Anthropocenic risks in different parts of the world. 

He is also completing a co-authored book on global crime governance and recently finished another co-authored book about Melbourne's recent law and order 'crisis' which is scheduled for publication in November 2021.

His research regularly appears in leading international journals including the British Journal of Criminology, Policing & Society and Theoretical Criminology, and in 2015 he published a sole-authored book titled Speaking Truths to Power: Policy Ethnography and Police Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina with Oxford University Press. 

Jarrett is also passionate about teaching and supervision. He received the 2020 Faculty of Arts Award for Innovation in Learning and Teaching and two of his Honours students have received the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Best Honours or Masters Thesis Award (2018; 2020). 

Prior to joining Monash Criminology, Jarrett held a lectureship at Aberystwyth University (2013-2015). He completed his PhD at the University of Edinburgh (2009 - 2013).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, University of Edinburgh

Research area keywords

  • Criminology
  • International Development
  • Policing Transnational
  • Global Crime Governance
  • Policy Analysis


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