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Personal profile

Biography

Leanne Weber is Associate Professor of Criminology, Director of the Border Crossing Observatory and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. She researches border control and migration policing using criminological and human rights frameworks. Leanne has studied and worked at the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge and the Human Rights Centre at Essex University; held research contracts at the Centre for Criminological Research at Oxford University; and taught criminology at the University of Western Sydney and The University of New South Wales. She was previously the holder of a Larkins Fellowship awarded by Monash University. Her books include The Routledge International Handbook on Criminology and Human Rights, 2017 (with Elaine Fishwick and Marinella Marmo), Policing Non-Citizens, 2013 (Routledge), Stop and Search: Police Power in Global Context, 2013 (Routledge, with Ben Bowling) and Globalization and Borders: Death at the Global Frontier, 2011 (Palgrave, with Sharon Pickering) which won the inaugural Christine M Alder Book Prize awarded by the ANZ Society of Criminology.

 

Keywords

  • Borders
  • Policing
  • Human Rights
  • Minorities

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Projects 2007 2021

Research Output 2001 2019

Beyond deportation: researching the control of outward mobility using a space of flows logic

Weber, L., Book Mohn, S., Vecchio, F. & Fili, A., 1 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Networks-A Journal of Transnational Affairs. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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From state-centric to transversal borders: Resisting the ‘structurally embedded border’ in Australia

Weber, L., 2019, In : Theoretical Criminology. 23, 2, p. 228-246 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Penal Power and Border Control: Which Thesis? Sovereignty, Governmentality, or the Preemptive State?

Weber, L. & McCulloch, J., 9 Oct 2018, In : Punishment and Society. p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Prizes

ARC Future Fellowship, 2014-present

Leanne Weber (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Christine Alder Memorial Book Prize

Leanne Weber (Recipient) & Sharon Pickering (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Larkins Fellowship, Monash University, 2011-2014

Leanne Weber (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

UniJobs Best Lecturer for 2010 at University of New South Wales

Leanne Weber (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2009 2018

Stars of Social Science Public lecture

Leanne Weber (Contributor)
13 Sep 2018

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

Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Annual Conference 2018

Leanne Weber (Organiser), Claire Loughnan (Organiser), Joseph Pugliese (Invited speaker), Behrouz Boochani (Invited speaker), Maria Giannacopolous (Organiser), Willem de Lint (Invited speaker)
6 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Border Deaths and Migration Policies International Conference

Leanne Weber (Speaker)
14 Jun 201815 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Social Science Week public lecture panel member

Leanne Weber (Contributor)
11 Sep 2018

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

Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Annual Conference 2018

Leanne Weber (Organiser)
6 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

Samoa looking to monitor criminal returnees

Leanne Weber

18/02/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Beyond Deportation: Researching the control of outward mobility using a space of flows logic

Leanne Weber, Sigmund Book Mohn, Francesco Vecchio & Andriani Fili

15/02/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

Holding Victoria Police to Account

Leanne Weber

10/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment