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Researcher: Bartkowiak-Theron, IMF (Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron)

Fields of Research

Police administration, procedures and practice
Causes and prevention of crime
Courts and sentencing
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Criminal law
Criminology
Arts and cultural policy
Public administration
Higher education
Legal institutions (incl. courts and justice systems)
Crime policy
Health services and systems
Other law and legal studies
Health and community services
Environmental education and extension
Education policy
Environmental politics
Social policy
Policy and administration
Sociological methodology and research methods
Other Indigenous studies
Mental health services
Public policy
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Public law
Health informatics and information systems
Legal practice, lawyering and the legal profession

Research Objectives

Law enforcement
Criminal justice
Other law, politics and community services
Crime prevention
Pacific Peoples community services
Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
Public services policy advice and analysis
Justice and the law
Children's services and childcare
Families and family services
Expanding knowledge in human society
Legal processes
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Evaluation of health and support services
Other education and training
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Government and politics
Management, resources and leadership
Health inequalities
Health policy evaluation
Mental health
Workplace safety
Law reform
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Social structure and health

Career Best Publications

'For when equality is given to unequals, the result is inequality': The Socio-legal Ethics of Vulnerable People; Policing vulnerability
Departing from anonymous and quantitative student feedback: Fostering learning and teaching development through student evaluations; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Divides and synergies in Australian law enforcement and public health; Journal of Drug Abuse
Navigating risk and protective factors for family violence during and after the COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Of the inherent flaws in the University-Community Engagement Evaluation Controversies: Opportunities for a New Path Forward; Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement
Policing Diversity and Vulnerability in the Post-Macpherson Era: Unintended Consequences and Missed Opportunities; Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
The Extradordinary Intricacies of Policing Vulnerability; Australasian Policing
The methodological identity of shadowing in social science research; Qualitative Research Journal
“Being a topic expert is not sufficient”: a mixed-method analysis of teaching dynamics at the Tasmania police academy; Police Practice and Research

Research Publications

'For when equality is given to unequals, the result is inequality': The Socio-legal Ethics of Vulnerable People; Policing vulnerability
'Special Issue' Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice; Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
A federation of clutter: the bourgeoning language of vulnerability in Australian policing policies; Policing Encounters with Vulnerability
A new movement in community policing? From community policing to vulnerable people policing; AIC Reports, Research and Public Policy Series: Community Policing in Australia
Addressing Youth Binge Drinking: The National Strategy and the Tasmanian Early Intervention Program
Answer to the NSW Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper: Young people with cognitive and mental health impairments in the criminal justice system
Answer to the Tasmania Law Reform Institute Consultation Paper: Racial vilification and racially motivated offences
Bail and Vulnerability: Do we know enough to help inform policy?; 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference
Bail decision-making and pre-trial services: A comparative study of magistrates courts in four Australian states
Bail practices and policy alternatives in Australia
Being Critical in conservative times: Editors' Introduction; 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference
Changing the Way We Think about Change; Changing the Way We Think about Change, 2012 Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference
Collaboration and Communication in Police Work: The ‘Jack-Of-All-Trades’ Phenomenon
Community Engagement and Public Trust in the Police: a Pragmatic view on Police and Community Relationships and Liaison Schemes; Australasian Policing
Community engagement in the fight against Child Sexual Abuse: Addressing the problem holistically
Conceptual divides and practice synergies in law enforcement and public health: some lessons from policing vulnerability in Australia; Policing and Society
Crime Prevention as Police business: a tale of a different age?
Departing from anonymous and quantitative student feedback: Fostering learning and teaching development through student evaluations; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Divides and synergies in Australian law enforcement and public health; Journal of Drug Abuse
Editorial Comment; The Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement
Educating for Vulnerability; Policing vulnerability
Evaluation of the IAST plus Project: Final Evaluation Report
Evaluation of the IAST Plus Project: Literature Review
Exploring law enforcement and public health as a collective impact initiative: lessons learned from Tasmania as a case study; Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
First Interim Evaluation Report (IAST Plus)
Fly a White Balloon and Child sexual abuse: A study of community perceptions in regional Australia
Guest Editorial- Vulnerability and the Criminal Justice System; Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice
Integration and Collaboration: Building capacity and engagement for provision of criminal justice services to Tasmania's mentally ill
Introducing Restorative Conferencing (First Interim Report)
Introducing Restorative Conferencing: Discussion Paper, December 2011
Introducing Restorative Conferencing: A whole community, early intervention approach to youth anti-social behaviour- Final evaluation report
Introducing Restorative Conferencing: Second interim evaluation report
Introduction: Knowledge in Action - First Steps to Systematising Community Engagement; Knowledge in Action: University-Community Engagement in Australia
Knowledge in Action: University-Community Engagement in Australia; Cambridge Scholars Publishing
La categorisation politico-sociale de la population australienne: I'exemple des politiques sanitaires et penales; Informations Sociales
La democratie participative en Australie : la police et les ecoles en Victoria; Les seminaires du CEUMA
Law Enforcement and Public Health Issues Paper (November 2017)
Law enforcement and public health workshop series
Law Enforcement and Public Health Workshop Series Report No. 1 – Showcasing Collective Impact
Law Enforcement and Public Health Workshop Series Report No. 3 - Backbone Organisations
Law Enforcement and Public Health Workshop Series Report No. 4 – Knowledge Exchanges the Determinants of Crime and the Determinants of Health
Law enforcement and public health workshop series: Report No. 2 – Developing shared measures
Le bobby britannique: l'embleme d'une loi sans arme; Alternatives Non-Violentes
Les 'jeunes en difficulte' de 1980 a nos jours: de representations en realites sociales?; La place des jeunes dans la cite. Tome 2 : Espaces de rue, espaces de parole
Les Francais installes en Australie; Informations Sociales
Les Nouvelles Tendances de La Justice au Canada : de Fonctionnaire a Representant Communautaire; Justice, communaute et societe civile
Making Community Engagement a Core Business of Policing; Knowledge in Action: University-Community Engagement in Australia
Navigating risk and protective factors for family violence during and after the COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
New directions in Canadian justice: from state workers to community 'representatives'; Justice, Community and Civil Society: a contested terrain
New South Wales Police Mental Health Intervention Teams: Evaluation Report 1
New South Wales Police Mental Health Intervention Teams: Evaluation Report 2
New South Wales Police Mental Health Intervention Teams: Evaluation Report 3
Of the inherent flaws in the University-Community Engagement Evaluation Controversies: Opportunities for a New Path Forward; Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement
Partnership policing for police organisations; Policing in Practice
Petite Histoire du Multiculturalisme Australien; Informations Sociales
Police as public health interventionists; Policing encounters with vulnerability
Policing Diversity and Vulnerability in the Post-Macpherson Era: Unintended Consequences and Missed Opportunities; Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice
Policing Encounters with Vulnerability; Palgrave Macmillan
Policing Ethnic Minorities: Disentangling a Landscape of Conceptual and Practice Tensions; The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity
Policing Practices and Vulnerable People; Palgrave Macmillan
Policing Vulnerability; The Federation Press
Policing vulnerable people; Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies
Policing Youth Curfews: The 'Wee Willie Winkie' Model of Enforcing Bail Conditions; Australasian Policing - A Journal of Professional Practice and Research
Reaching Out to Vulnerable People: The Work of Police Liaison Officers; Policing vulnerability
Recidivist Drink Driving – A Specialist Court for Tasmania; ATDC Conference: Visions and Values – Setting the Scene for the Future
Reducing the prison population: The challenge of pretrial services; 14th Reintegration Puzzle Conference
Regard critique sur le multiculturalisme australien; Informations Sociales
Reparation et conciliation en Afrique du Sud apres l'apartheid; Alternatives Non-Violentes
Research in police education: current trends; Police Practice and Research
Response to the Tasmania Law Reform Institute Issues paper n° 21 – Bullying
Rethinking Bail: Court Reform or Business as Usual?; Palgrave Macmillan
Shadowing; Social Research Methods
Surviving disasters: what happens next time?; Australian Diversity in Disaster Conference
Teaching partnerships in police higher education: An exciting time to reflect
The Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement; The Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement
The Changing Nature of Communities: Implications for police and community policing; AIC Reports, Research and Public Policy Series: Community Policing in Australia
The Extradordinary Intricacies of Policing Vulnerability; Australasian Policing
The methodological identity of shadowing in social science research; Qualitative Research Journal
The School Liaison Police Initiative: a multi-faceted evaluation in New South Wales - Phase one report: Tracking the initial stages of the scheme
The School Liaison Police Initiative: a multi-faceted evaluation in New South Wales. Final Report: Measuring the Impact of the School Liaison Police
The School Liaison Police Initiative: a multi-faceted evaluation in New South Wales. Phase Two Report: Picturing the School Liaison Police Role
The Tasmanian Early Intervention Pilot Program: Helping Reduce Alcohol Misuse Among Young Australians
Therapeutic Justice and Recidivist Drink Drivers: irreconcilable or compatible issues?
Therapeutic Justice and Recidivist Drink Drivers: irreconcilable or compatible issues?
Towards Resolution: Mapping disclosure of and responses to child sexual abuse
University-Community Engagement: an analysis in the context of policing; Australasian Journal of University-Community Engagement
Victoria Police: we are all looking at you, and not for all the right reasons
Vulnerability and Diversity in Policing; Policing Vulnerability
Vulnerability as a Contemporary Challenge for Policing; Policing Encounters with Vulnerability
Vulnerable People Policing: A Preparatory Framework for Operationalising Vulnerability; Policing Vulnerability
Wodonga 'Youth show the way' project
“Being a topic expert is not sufficient”: a mixed-method analysis of teaching dynamics at the Tasmania police academy; Police Practice and Research

Research Projects

2011 Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance next Steps Conference - 11 to 13 July 2011, Australia (June 2011); University of Tasmania (UTAS)
2012: Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance; Next Steps: Community Engaged Learning; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Bail decision-making and pretrial services: A comparative study of magistrates courts in four Australian states; Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)
Fostering Trauma-Informed Communities of Practice in areas of Rural and Regional Tasmania ; Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR)
How do police educators perceptions of young peoples engagement in education inform their instructional practice?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Law Enforcement and Public Health in Tasmania: is Collective Impact a viable pathway for collaboration?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
LEPH TILES; CSIRO-Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
NARGS - Bridging the Gap between Police and Refugee Communities; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Policing Difference, Policing Vulnerability; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Responding to the Problem of Recidivist Drink Drivers; MAIB Injury Prevention & Management Foundation (MAIB)
Edmund Rice Tasmania Police project
Evaluation of Early Intervention Pilot Programme
Evaluation of Safe Night Space Pilot (SNS)
Evaluation of the Tasmanian Suicide Register
IAST+3 Approaches to case coordination trial project
Introducing restorative conferencing: a whole of community, early intervention approach to youth anti-social behaviour

Research Candidate Supervision

Sentencing Serious Offenders with Cognitive Impairments by Australian Superior Courts (Therapeutic Jurisprudence v Incarceration)