Dr Samantha Jeffries
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
Before joining the School of Justice in 2006, Samantha worked as a university lecturer and within the government sector as a researcher/policy officer for:
- the Criminology Research Council (based at the Australian Institute of Criminology)
- Crime and Misconduct Commission
- former Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy
- Law and Justice Policy in the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Current research projects
- investigating the sentencing of Indigenous peoples
- gay men's experiences of domestic violence.
Samantha has also published and continues to be interested in:
- alternative criminal court practices (e.g. problem solving courts)
- the sex industry
- relationships between gender
- crime and criminal justice.
- women's crime and criminal justice issues
- masculinities, crime and criminal Justice
- criminal court practices & decision making
- indigenous justice
- sex industry.
Gender, Indigenous People, Sentencing, Violence
Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008
- PhD (University of Canterbury)
Professional memberships and associations
- The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
- Sociological Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (SAANZ)
- Jeffries S, Bond C, (2008) Indigenous status and sentencing: tentative theoretical explanations for disparity, Re-imagining Sociology: Proceedings of the Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) 2008, pp. 1-17.
- Jeffries S, Ball M, (2008) Male same-sex intimate partner violence: A descriptive review and call for further research, Murdoch University Law Review, 15 (1), pp. 134-179.
- Jeffries S, Lynch M, (2007) Female 'Striptease' in the Sunshine State: A Description of Queensland's Live Adult Entertainment Industry and its Regulation, QUT Law Review, 7 (2), pp. 234-254.
- Jeffries S, (2002) Just or Unjust? Problematising The Gendered Nature of Criminal Justice, Women's Studies Journal, 18 (1), pp. 24-41.
- Jeffries S, (2002) Does Gender Really Matter? Criminal Court Decision Making in New Zealand, New Zealand Sociology, 17 (1), pp. 135-149.
- Jeffries S, Fletcher G, Newbold G, (2003) Pathways to sex-based differentiation in criminal court sentencing, Criminology, 41 (2), pp. 329-354.
- Jeffries S, (2004) Newsmaking Criminology or Infotainment Criminology? A Decontextualised, Fragmented and Misconstrued Critique, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 37 (2), pp. 286-295.
- Jeffries S, (2005) How justice 'Gets Done': Politics, managerialism, consumerism, and therapeutic jurisprudence, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 17 (2), pp. 254-268.