Ruth Alexandra Liston

Lecturer in Criminology, RMIT University

Ruth is an lecturer in criminology at RMIT with particular focus on gendered violence, crime prevention and youth justice. She is a member of the Gendered Violence and Abuse Research Alliance (GeVARA) and the Consortium of Australian Sexual Violence Researchers.


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer, RMIT
  • 2016–present
    Associate lecturer, RMIT
  • 2013–2015
    Lecturer, Deakin University
  • 2006–2013
    Lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • 2006–2013
    Tutor, University of Melbourne


  • 2006 
    University of Melbourne, Master of Criminology
  • 2004 
    Unviersity of Melbourne, Graduate Certificate in Criminology (Policy Studies)
  • 2001 
    Trinity College Dublin , Bachelor of Arts (History) with Honours