Dr Kate Fitz-Gibbon is a senior lecturer in criminology at Monash University. Kate researches in the area of family violence, legal responses to lethal violence and the effects of homicide law and sentencing reform in Australian and international jurisdictions. This research is undertaken with a key focus on issues relating to gender and justice, and has been informed by over 150 interviews conducted by Kate with members of the Australian, English and American criminal justice system.
Kate has published the findings of her research in high impact criminology and law journals and has presented at national and international criminology conferences. Kate has also advised on homicide law reform reviews in several Australian and New Zealand jurisdictions.
Kate contributes to the Gender and Family Violence research program at Monash University. See http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/womens-and-gender-studies/gender-and-family-violence/