Dr Rob Robertson
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
Rob is a criminologist and behavioural scientist with a background in prisoner welfare. He worked as a welfare officer at Queensland’s ‘Boggo Road’ jail in the 1980s, and in the community welfare sector with the Prisoner and Family Support Association and the Catholic Prison Ministry.
1992 - 1994: lectured in Criminology at QUT in the School of Human Services
1999 - Present: sessional lecturer in Criminology at QUT’s School of Justice (Faculty of Law).
Rob completed a Master of Justice (Research) at QUT in 2004, researching childhood violence in the lives of serial murderers. He is currently nearing completion of a PhD on the topic of criminal desistance, using a postmodern, poststructuralist analysis of individual paths of criminal desistance.
- Criminal desistance
- Constructive-interpretivist methodology
- Restorative justice
- Victim-offender integrative therapy (VOIT)
- Zemiology (social harm)
- Life course criminality.
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)
- Master of Justice (Research) (Queensland University of Technology)
- PGDipSocPlanning (University of Queensland)
- BA (Darling Downs Inst. of Adv. Ed.)