Jarrett Blaustein


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Jarrett Blaustein is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences and the School Honours Coordinator. His research interests include: (1) the relationship between crime, development and security; (2) the mobility of crime control policies; and (3) law and order politics. 

His research appears in leading criminology journals including the British Journal of Criminology, Theoretical Criminology, Policing & Society and the European Journal of 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.

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).

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, The University of Edinburgh


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

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2013 2019

Researching cross-national policy mobilities in crime control

Jones, T., Blaustein, J. & Newburn, T., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Criminology and Criminal Justice. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Crime and development in the global South

Blaustein, J. B., Pino, N. & Ellison, G., 2018, The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South. Carrington, K., Hogg, R., Scott, J. & Sozzo, M. (eds.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 205-221 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Criminology and the UN Sustainable Development Goals: The Need for Support and Critique

Blaustein, J., Pino, N. W., Fitz-Gibbon, K. & White, R., Jun 2018, In : British Journal of Criminology. 58, 4, p. 767-786 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

'Don't drag us into this': Growing Up South Sudanese in Victoria after the 2016 Moomba 'riot'

Benier, K. J., Blaustein, J. B., Johns, D. & Maher, S. L., 31 Oct 2018, 52 p. Carlton, Victoria

Research output: Other contributionOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Framing the 2011 England riots: understanding the political and policy response

Newburn, T., Jones, T. & Blaustein, J., 3 Sep 2018, In : The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 57, 3, p. 339-362 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2016 2019

Discussion at the Edge: Going Nodal? Possibilities for Mapping the Crime-Development Nexus

Jarrett Blaustein (Invited speaker), Tom Chodor (Invited speaker), Clifford Shearing (Organiser)
2 Aug 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Susan McVie

Jarrett Blaustein (Host)
19 Feb 2018

Activity: Hosting a visitor types​Hosting an academic or industry visitor

Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Annual Conference 2018

Leanne Weber (Organiser), Rebecca Leigh Wickes (Invited speaker), Jarrett Blume Blaustein (Invited speaker), Kathryn Jayne Benier (Invited speaker), Sara Leanne Maher (Invited speaker), Diana Johns (Invited speaker)
5 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Australian Drug Law Enforcement and Secondary Harm Mitigation

Jarrett Blaustein (Contributor), Miki McLay (Contributor)
3 Aug 2017

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Victoria University of Wellington

Jarrett Blaustein (Visiting researcher)
7 Feb 201717 Feb 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

Press / Media

Media coverage of report, 'Don't drag me into this'...

Carmel Guerra, Jarrett Blaustein, Kathryn Benier, Sara Leanne Maher & Diana Johns


4 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature