Personal profile


Leanne Weber is a Senior Research Fellow specializing in migration policing. She 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 is the holder of a Larkins Fellowship.


  • Borders
  • Policing
  • Human Rights
  • Minorities

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Projects 2007 2020

Research Output 2002 2018

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: Research - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

Weber, L. (ed.), Fishwick, E. (ed.) & Marmo, M. (ed.) 2017 Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge. 591 p.

Research output: Other - peer-reviewEdited Book

Criminal Justice and Human Rights

Weber, L. 2016 Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology . Palmer, D., De Lint, W. & Dalton, D. (eds.). 5 ed. Sydney: Thomson Reuters (Prous Science)

Research output: Other - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

Fluid Security in the Asia Pacific: Transnational Lives, Human Rights and State Control

Tazreiter, C., Weber, L., Pickering, S., Segrave, M. & McKernan, H. 2016 London UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 276 p. (Transnational Crime, Crime Control and Security)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewBook

Vietnamese Australians' perceptions of the trustworthiness of police

McKernan, H. & Weber, L. 2016 In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 49, 1, p. 9 - 29 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle