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Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Deakin University

Dr James Martin is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Deakin University. James' principal areas of research interests are cryptomarkets and online drug distribution, and the global War on Drugs. He is currently investigating the health impacts of cryptomarkets as part of a National Medical Heatlh Research Council funded project. James is a also founding member of the Cryptomarkets Research Hub, an international and multidisciplinary research network focused on the study of the online illicit drugs trade.


  • 2018–present
    Associate Professor in Criminology, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2013–2017
    Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University


  • 2012 
    Monash University, PhD