Associate Professor of Criminology, Western Sydney University

Dr Michael Salter is an Associate Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences and Psychology, Western Sydney University, where he leads the 'Violence and Power in Context' strand of the Sexualities and Genders Research Group. He researches violence against women and children with a focus on complex abuse, including organised abuse and technologically-facilitated abuse. His new book Crime Justice and Social Media was published in 2017 by Routledge.


  • –present
    Lecturer in criminology, University of Western Sydney


  • 2010 
    University of New South Wales, Phd/Public health

Research Areas

  • Criminology (1602)
  • Sociology (1608)
  • Mental Health (111714)