Marie Segrave

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20042020

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Biography

Marie is a criminologist whose work focuses on human trafficking and slavery-like practices, irregular & temporary migrant labour exploitation, and the intersections of temporary migration and family violence: collectively her work interrogates the interconnections between migration, labour and border regulation, exploitation and abuse. Her goal is to raise awareness about these complex intersections, and to help create more effective policies that have better outcomes for individuals and for society in general. She is committed to research that brings together many stakeholders and that seeks to focus on the broad impact of policy, regulatory and legal processes. She leads the Trafficking and Slavery Research Group (TSRG), a partnership with Monash University Business School, and works with the The Border Crossing Observatory. Both sit within the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre, where Marie is a Deputy Director. Marie is also a researcher with the Monash Gender and Family Violence Prevention Centre. Marie has worked with state governments, policing agencies and international organisations such as the International Labour Organization and UN Women.

Marie is a member of the Australian University Procurement Network (AUPN) expert advisory panel, and is a member of the National Advocacy Group for Women on Temporary Visas Experiencing Violence. 

Marie was awarded a prestigious ARC DECRA Fellowship for 2014-2018, for research focused on unlawful migrant labour in Australia. Her research is focused on the intersection of regulation, exploitation and vulnerability. It builds on her body of work focused on human trafficking, migration and mobility across other ARC projects. 

Marie's research is focused on challenging preconceived notions, prevalent within our legal system and in the wider community, about safety, security and the role of law and regulation. Her work is consistently focused on recognising the impact that immigration and labour regulation can have on sustaining exploitative practices, and identifying ways for people's security and safety to be prioritised. As a feminist critical criminologist, Marie is no stranger to research that tests the underlying assumptions people hold - including her own. 'One of the most important things about doing this kind of work is you are constantly being challenged yourself,' she says.



Research area keywords

  • Human Trafficking
  • Temporary Migration
  • Labour Exploitation and Temporary Migration
  • Policing and Victims of Crime
  • Women and Imprisonment
  • Family Violence

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