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Kristen Davis

Dr

20052016
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Biography

Dr Kristen Davis is a Lecturer in Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. Dr Davis’ research focuses on LGBTQI issues including gay hate crimes, the impact of missing persons’ cases, gendered violence, and the relationship between homelessness and social disadvantage.

Kristen has worked at the Institute of Social Science Research at the University of Queensland where she undertook evaluative research on homelessness, housing and social disadvantage. Prior to this, Kristen was at the Australian Institute of Criminology where she undertook research on crime and justice issues in the areas of trafficking in persons, family violence, and victims of crime.

Her PhD, completed in 2009, investigated the legal and media discourses pertaining to a set of Australian gay hate crimes dubbed the “Gay Gang Murders”. Kristen was awarded her PhD by the Australian National University. She holds a Master of Arts (Writing) from the University of Western Sydney and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours (1st Class) in Communication Studies from Murdoch University

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Research Output 2005 2016

  • 11 Article
  • 5 Commissioned Report
  • 4 Chapter (Book)

Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities

Higgins, D. & Davis, K. L. 2016 In : Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. 37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Law and Justice: Prevention and Early Intervention Programs for Indigenous Youth

Davis, K. L. & Higgins, D. 2014 In : Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. 37

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Paid Parental Leave Evaluation: Phase Two Report

Davis, K. L., Jones, A. E. & Yerkes, M. 2013 Canberra: Commonwealth Government of Australia.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOtherpeer-review

Evaluation of Townsville Homelessness Service Integration Demonstration Project: Final Report

Davis, K. L., Jones, A. E. & James, A. 2012 Brisbane, QLD: Institute for Social Science Research, University of Queensland.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOtherpeer-review

Evaluation Outcomes: The Townsville Homelessness Service Integration Demonstraton Project

Davis, K. L., Parsell, C. & Jones, A. E. 2012 In : Parity. 25, 7, p. 14-15 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Endowment for Excellence PhD Scholarships

Kristen Lisa Davis (Recipient), 2001

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

University Medal in Arts for Academic Excellence

Kristen Lisa Davis (Recipient), 1990

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Press / Media