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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 2020

Research Output 2001 2018

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

Review of 'No Borders: The Politics of Immigration Control and Resistance' by Natasha King

Weber, L., 2018, In : British Journal of Criminology. 58, 14, p. 1013-1016

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

Review of 'Policing Immigrants: Local Law Enforcement on the Front Lines' by Marie Provine, Monica Varsanyi, Paul Lewis and Scott Decker

Weber, L., 2018, In : Policing and Society. 28, 1, p. 114-122 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort ReviewOtherpeer-review

Ripples across the Pacific: Cycles of risk and exclusion following criminal deportation to Samoa

Weber, L. & Powell, R. J., 2018, After Deportation: Ethnographic Perspectives. Khosravi, S. (ed.). 1st ed. Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 205-229 25 p. (Global Ethics).

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

Prizes

ARC Future Fellowship, 2014-present

Leanne Weber (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

Christine Alder Memorial Book Prize

Leanne Weber (Recipient) & Sharon Joy 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

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

Stars of Social Science Public lecture

Leanne Weber (Contributor)
13 Sep 2018

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

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

Migration and Policing invitational Workshop

Leanne Weber (Speaker)
22 May 201723 May 2017

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

Press / Media

Holding Victoria Police to Account

Leanne Weber

10/09/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

An end to Samoa's reliance on remittances?

Leanne Weber

16/06/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

How to overcome the major argument behind Australia's refugee policies

Leanne Weber

24/02/16

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment