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Kerry Carrington, Ph.D.

Head and Faculty of Law, School of Justice at Queensland University Institute of Technology

Professor Kerry Carrington is the Head of the School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT, Australia. She is a Senior Counselor of the Asian Criminological Society, and Vice Chair of the Division of Critical Criminology, American Society of Criminology. She is the founding Co-Chief Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, Pacific Rim Editor of Critical Criminology and International editorial board member of the British Society of Criminology’s flagship journal – Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Feminist Criminology.

In 2014 Kerry Carrington received the American Society of Criminology, Division of Women and Crime 2103 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her contributions to the study and analysis of young women, crime and youth justice which spans 27 years. In the same year she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Criminology (Division of Critical Criminology). In 2011 her co-publication, “Resource Boom Underbelly: The criminological impact of mining” won the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award for the best publication in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. In 2018 she co-edited the Palgrave Handbook in Criminology and the Global South,a landmark 50 chapter volume, described by Raewyn Connell as revolutionary.

Dr. Carrington's recent publications include: