Professor of Criminology, University of Sydney

Murray Lee is a Professor in Criminology and was director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology from 2008 to 2012. He is the author of Inventing Fear of Crime: Criminology and the Politics of Anxiety, co-author of Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications, co-editor of Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, and editor of the journal Current Issues in Criminal Justice. His current research interests involve fear of crime, policing and the media, 'sexting' and young people, crime prevention, confidence in criminal justice systems, and the spatial determinants of crime. Murray currently teaches in the fields of policing, crime theory, fear and risk of victimisation, and environmental criminology.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Criminology, University of Sydney