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Professor of Criminology, Monash University

Professor Sharon Pickering researches irregular border crossing and has written in the areas of refugees and trafficking with a focus on gender and human rights.

She currently leads a series of ARC projects focusing on the intersections of security and migration. She has previously worked in Northern Ireland, on counter-terrorism policing, and human rights and women in South East Asia.

She is currently an ARC Future Fellow, undertaking research on Border Policing and Security and is the Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.


  • –present
    Professor of Criminology, Monash University