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Joel Robert McGregor

Lecturer in Criminology, Swinburne University of Technology

Joel Robert McGregor is a Lecturer in Criminology at Swinburne University of Technology. Joel has taught into programs in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Education and Arts and Enabling programs since 2015. His research examines the policy and practice frameworks which influence the pathways of young people desisting from crime.


  • 2021–present
    Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2018–2021
    Associate Lecturer, University of Newcastle


  • 2019 
    University of Newcastle, PhD in Sociology/Anthropology
  • 2014 
    University of Newcastle, Bachelor of Social Science (Honours Class 1, Faculty Medal)


  • 2021
    A critical examination of Australian youth case management: compounding governing spaces and infantilising self-management, Journal of Youth Studies
  • 2019
    Understanding the role of lived experience in the practice of case management, Journal of Applied Youth Studies
  • 2017
    Case Management and Post-release Young People, Journal of Applied Youth Studies

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association