Kerry Carrington

Professor, Head of School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology

Professor Kerry Carrington has an extensive record of externally funded research activity, is an internationally leading expert in criminology and sociology, and is the Lead Chief Investigator of an ARC Discovery Grant researching the link between violence and masculinities in rural Australia.

Professor Carrington has a wide variety of research interests, including:

- the social impact of mining and the growth of non-resident workforce practices
the sociology of crime, delinquency, and violence
- girls’ violence
- male-on-male violence in rural Australia
- sex trafficking and border control crimes
- rural crime
- victim’s rights
- the prevention of sexual violence

Experience

  • –present
    Professor, Head of School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 1991 
    Macquarie University, Phd
  • 1984 
    Griffith University, Bachelor of Administrations (First Class Honours)

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)
  • Criminology (1602)