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Jarrett Blaustein is a lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences and the Major Convener for Criminology. His research primarily focuses on the relationship between crime, development and security as well as the mobility of crime control policies. 

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 2018

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

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

Global drug policy at an impasse: examining the politics of the 2016 united nations general assembly special session

Sischy, J. & Blaustein, J. 1 Oct 2018 In : International Journal of Drug Policy. 60, p. 74-81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2016 2018

Susan McVie

Blaustein, J. B. (Host)
19 Feb 2018

Activity: ​Hosting an academic or industry visitor

Australian Drug Law Enforcement and Secondary Harm Mitigation

Blaustein, J. B. (Contributor), Miki McLay (Contributor)
3 Aug 2017

Activity: Public lecture/debate/seminar

Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South

Blaustein, J. B. (Speaker)
12 Jul 2017

Activity: Contribution to conference

Victoria University of Wellington

Blaustein, J. B. (Visiting researcher)
7 Feb 201717 Feb 2017

Activity: Visiting an external academic institution

Centre for Law and Society, University of Edinburgh

Blaustein, J. B. (Organiser)
29 Sep 2016

Activity: Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

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

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


4 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Article/Feature