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Nicola Henry, Ph.D.

Associate Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Nicola's research focuses on the prevalence, nature and impacts of sexual violence and harassment, including the legal and non-legal responses in Australian and international contexts. Her research has been largely situated in three socio-legal and criminology fields: (1) transitional and post-conflict justice; (2) rape law reform and primary prevention; and (3) technology-facilitated sexual violence. Her research is interdisciplinary, drawing on mixed-methods approaches within multidisciplinary teams. Nicola's books include: War and Rape: Law, Memory and Justice (2011: Routledge), Preventing Sexual Violence: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Overcoming a Rape Culture (2014: Palgrave Macmillan; co-edited with A/Prof Anastasia Powell), Rape Justice: Beyond the Criminal Law (2015: Palgrave Macmillan; co-edited with A/Prof Powell and A/Prof Asher Flynn), and Sexual Violence in a Digital Age (2017; Palgrave Macmillan; co-authored with A/Prof Powell). Nicola has another co-authored book coming out in early 2020 on image-based sexual abuse (with Routledge).

Dr. Henry's recent publications include: