Rebecca Wickes

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

https://www.monash.edu/arts/graduate_research

20062020

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Personal profile

Biography

Rebecca Wickes is an Associate Professor in Criminology and the Director for the Monash Migration and Inclusion Centre  at the School of Social Sciences, Monash University. She is the lead investigator of the Australian Community Capacity Study, a multi-million, multisite, longitudinal study of place. Dr Wickes’ research focuses on physical and demographic changes in urban communities and their influence on social relationships, inclusion and the concentration of social problems, in particular crime, social exclusion and public disorder.

She has published substantive works in Criminology, Journal for Research in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Social Forces, Social Science Research, the Sociological Review and the Journal for Urban Affairs among othersDr. Wickes is the Vice President of the Australia New Zealand Society of Criminology, the Associate Editor for the Australia New Zealand Journal of Criminology and is on the advisory board for Welcoming Cities.

Dr Wickes was awarded the ANZSOC New Scholar of the Year Prize and received an ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award from 2012 through to 2015. She has supervised numerous honours and PhD students to completion.

External positions

Associate Editor, Australia New Zealand Journal of Criminology

Vice President, Australia and New Zealand Society of Criminology

Advisory Board Member, Welcoming Cities

Research area keywords

  • Ecology of crime
  • Criminological Theory
  • Crime prevention
  • Community resilience
  • Quantitative methods

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Projects

Research Output

Collective Efficacy

Wickes, R. & Richardson, L., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Oxford bibliographies in Sociology. Spillman, L. (ed.). New York: Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEncyclopaedia / Dictionary EntryOtherpeer-review

Planning for Welcoming & Inclusive Communities: Guidelines for regional growth

van Kooy, J. R., Wickes, R. & Ali, A., 2020

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Social Cohesion and Pro-Social Responses to Perceptions of Crime: Liverpool Report

Lee, M., Wickes, R., Jackson, J., Keel, C. & Ellis, J., 2020

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Social Cohesion and Pro-Social Responses to Perceptions of Crime: Victorian Report

Lee, M., Wickes, R., Jackson, J., Keel, C., Ellis, J., Blake, R., Norman, S. & Lin, B., 2020

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Understanding the context of racial and cultural exclusivism: A study of Melbourne neighbourhoods

Wickes, R., Grossman, M., Forbes-Mewett, H., Arunachalam, D., Smith, J., Skrbis, Z., Dellal, H. & Keel, C., 7 Apr 2020, 120 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportOther

Open Access

Activities

  • 6 Contribution to conference
  • 3 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Victorian AOD Service Providers’ Conference

Rebecca Wickes (Keynote/plenary speaker)

22 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

2019 Victorian Transcultural Mental Health Forum: 'Doing it Differently - Putting 'community' at the centre of mental health practice'

Rebecca Wickes (Keynote/plenary speaker)

1 Aug 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Department of Justice and Community Safety Victoria local panel of experts for crime prevention (External organisation)

Rebecca Wickes (Member)

27 Nov 2019

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

'Safer communities' at the Future of Policing symposium

Rebecca Wickes (Invited speaker)

23 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Welcoming Cities Advisory Committee (External organisation)

Rebecca Wickes (Member)

1 Jan 2018

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Press / Media

Ethnically diverse suburbs key to acceptance of migrants in Melbourne

Rebecca Wickes

24/04/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Crime during COVID

Rebecca Wickes

18/04/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview

Coronavirus: How COVID-19 is changing the world

Rebecca Wickes

15/04/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment