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Dr Kelly Richards is Associate Professor in the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology. Her research focuses on sexual violence, restorative justice, and Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA). In 2010, Kelly was awarded the ACT Government Office for Women Audrey Fagan Churchill Fellowship to study restorative measures for the reintegration of child sex offenders in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. In 2020 she was conferred a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award to progress her research on victim/survivors of sexual violence and CoSA in the USA.


  • 2013–present
    Senior lecturer, School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology


  • 2007 
    University of Western Sydney, PhD (criminology)