Research Associate, UNSW

Sophie Russell (BSLS, MCrim) is the Research Associate for the Comparative Youth Penality Project and the Rethinking Community Sanctions Project at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Prior to this position, Sophie worked as Research Officer at the Sydney Institute of Criminology at the University of Sydney. Sophie’s research focuses on young people, imprisonment and social justice matters including mental health and cognitive disability and complex support needs in the criminal justice system. Sophie is involved in a voluntary capacity with community sector agencies including as a Director on the Board of Glebe House, a residential therapeutic community.

Experience

  • 2015–present
    Research Associate, UNSW