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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, policing and migration policing using criminological and human rights frameworks. Earlier in her career Leanne studied and worked at the Institute of Criminology in Cambridge and the Human Rights Centre at Essex University, held a research post at the Centre for Criminological Research at Oxford University, and taught policing at the University of Western Sydney and criminology at the University of New South Wales. Prior to her current position she was 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 pre-emptive state?

Weber, L. & McCulloch, J., 2019, In : Punishment and Society. 21, 4, p. 496-514 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Tracing imprints of the border in the territorial, justice and welfare domains: A multi-site ethnography

Aliverti, A., Milivojevic, S. & Weber, L., 2019, In : The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 58, 2, p. 240-259 20 p., HOJO12317.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-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

Joint Standing Committee on Migration Review Processes Associated with Visa Cancellations made on Criminal Grounds

Leanne Weber (Fellow)
2018

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

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

Crimes of obedience: Why do people consent to large-scale harm?

Leanne Weber

27/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature

Resisting the ‘Structurally Embedded Border in Australia

Leanne Weber

14/05/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Blogs, Podcasts and Social MediaBlogs

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