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Katherine Biber is a legal scholar, criminologist and historian at the University of Technology Sydney. Her research focuses upon evidence and criminal procedure, with a focus upon visual culture. She is author of In Crime's Archive: The Cultural Afterlife of Evidence (Routledge 2018) and Captive Images: Race, Crime, Photography (Routledge 2007). The is currently working on a legal history of the outlaw Jimmy Governor.


  • –present
    Associate Professor of Law, University of Technology, Sydney


  • 2003 
    University of Sydney, Master of Criminology
  • 2003 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Laws (Honours 1)
  • 2000 
    University of Sydney, Doctor of Philosophy (History)
  • 1994 
    University of Sydney, Bachelor of Arts (Honours 1)(History)