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Overview

Current Work

Dr Holder's work examines explores the relationship between victims of crime and the state, and the mediating effect of rights. Current projects include an examination of third party advocacy structures in international and domestic criminal justice systems, and innovative justice and service responses to violence against women. She also has a project examining the accountabilities of public prosecution.

Most recently Dr Holder has conducted work on specialist domestic and family violence courts, the role of specialist women's services in responding to violence against Aboriginal women, and the meaning of money as a justice response to sexual victimisation. She completed her PhD at the Regulatory Institutions Network at ANU in 2013 after 25 years’ experience in public policy and law reform in Australia and the UK.
 

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Subject Area Codes

  • Criminology
  • Law and Society

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 40 (Other: 40)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Criminology Skills (1011CCJ)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Criminology Skills (1011CCJ)
    Teacher, Online, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Criminology Skills (1011CCJ)
    Teacher, In Person, Mt. Gravatt Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Criminology Skills (1011CCJ)
    Teacher, Online, Online, Semester 1, 2017.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Background

Education and Training

  • MA Master of Arts, University of London - 1986
  • DPhil Doctor of Philosophy, The Australian National University - 2014

Academic experience

  • Research Fellow, Griffith University 2014 - 2016

Professional experience

  • Principal Policy & Research Officer, Community Safety, London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham 1985 - 1994
  • Victims of Crime Coordinator, ACT Department of Justice 1996 - 2011

External service roles

  • Secretary, Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand 2016 - 2017
  • Executive Committee Member, Victim Support Australia 1997 - 2017

Visiting appointments

  • Visiting Fellow, Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU 2014 - 2014

Professional memberships

  • AWAVA Member, Australian Women Against Violence Alliance 2012 -
  • VSA Member, Victim Support Australia 1996 -
  • WSV Member, World Society of Victimology 2012 -
  • SLSA Member, Socio-Legal Studies Association 2013 -
  • LSAANZ Member, Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand 2014 -