Dr Danielle Watson

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Justice

Personal details


Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Justice


Policing, Police/community relations, Policing Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities, Island Criminology, Hotspot policing, Graduate Supervision


Criminology, Cultural Studies, Sociology

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD

Professional memberships and associations

  • Book Review Editor, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
  • Editorial Board Member - Salus - An International Journal for Law Enforcement, National Security and Emergency Management
  • Member - British Society of Criminology
  • Member - Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC)
  • Member - International Sociological Association
  • Member - Asian Criminological Society


  • JSB229: Border Security
  • JSB284: Policing in Context
  • JSB374: Crime Prevention


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.


Current supervisions

  • Examining the Sudanese Communitys perception of police legitimacy in Southeast Queensland
    MPhil, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Melissa Bull
  • Fakafoki Ki Api (Returned Home) - The Deportation of Tongan Non-citizen Criminals from Australia: an analysis of deportee's experiences and the perceptions and attitudes of Tonga towards receiving criminal deportees from Australia
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor John Scott, Professor Melissa Bull
  • Law Enforcement Policy & Practice impacting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Queensland.
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Associate Professor Kelly Richards