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Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Justice Studies, RMIT University

Dr Peta Malins is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Justice Studies at RMIT University, Melbourne. She has taught in the areas of drug use, policing, sociology of law, constructions of deviance, prison abolition and transformative justice. Her research focuses on the importance of taking into account the complex connections between bodies, cultural representations and urban space in enactments of harm. She is currently working on research projects regarding school-based drug education, overdose memorials and drug-detection dogs.


  • –present
    Lecturer, RMIT