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Senior Lecturer in Criminology, UNSW

Phillip is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales.

Phillip's research examines the policing and regulation of public leisure as well as the relationship between alcohol and other drugs and violence. He has particularly focused on the night-time economy, music festivals, urban governance and the relationship between the media, crime and policing. He was the joint-winner of the 2019 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology's Adam Sutton Crime Prevention award for research impact from his world-first research with Dr Bianca Fileborn and Professor Stephen Tomsen looking at issues of safety and sexual violence occuring at Australian Music Festivals. He is the author of "Policing Nightlife: Security Transgression and Urban Order", which was published with Routledge in 2020, and lead editor of "Navigating Fieldwork in the Social Sciences: Stories of Danger, Risk and Reward", published with Palgrave in 2020. Phillip has published widely in the fields of Criminology, Public Health and Policy and serves on two key nightlife advisory committees with the City of Sydney Council and Randwick City Council.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Criminology, UNSW
  • 2014–2016
    Lecturer in Criminology, Western Sydney University

Education

  • 2013 
    Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney, PhD Criminology and Cultural Studies

Publications

  • 2018
    The patchwork of alcohol-free zones and alcohol-prohibited areas in New South Wales (Australia)', Safer Communities
  • 2018
    'What do we know about alcohol mixed with energy drink (AmED) use in Australia? Expanding local evidence', Public Health Research and Practice
  • 2018
    'It's not like it used to be': Respect and Nostalgia in the Policing of Nightlife, Australia and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
  • 2016
    'Nightlife Ethnography, Violence, Policing and Security', Australian Violence: Crime Criminal Justice and Beyond
  • 2015
    Crime, Policing and (Insecurity): Press Depictions of Sydney's Night-Time Economy, Current Issues in Criminal Justice
  • 2014
    A comparative study of blood alcohol concentrations in Australian night‐time entertainment districts, Drug and Alcohol Review
  • 2014
    Patron offending and intoxication in night-time entertainment districts (POINTED), Stemming the Tide of Alcohol
  • 2013
    Patron offending and intoxication in night-time entertainment districts (POINTED): A study protocol, International Journal of Alcohol and Drug Research

Grants and Contracts

  • 2017
    Safety and Sexual Violence at Australian Music Festivals
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    UNSW and WSU
  • 2017
    Evaluating the Take Kare Safe Space Program
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    NSW Department of Justice

Professional Memberships

  • Member of the City of Sydney's Nightlife and Creative Sector Advisory Panel
  • Member of Randwick City Council's Night-Time Economy Advisory Committee

Research Areas

  • Criminology (1602)