Dr Robin Cameron
Robin Cameron is Program Manager of the Bachelor of Criminal Justice and a Lecturer in Justice and Legal Studies. He is a member of the Social and Global Studies Centre.
Robin began managing the Bachelor of Criminal Justice mid-2015 and is consolidating its strong position within the discipline of Justice and Legal Studies and the wider school of Global, Urban & Social Studies.
Prior to joining Justice & Legal Studies, Robin was Program Manager of Human Security & Natural Disasters research in the Global Cities Research Institute at RMIT and a Research Fellow in Global & Language Studies in the School of Global Urban & Social Studies. He has previously lectured at La Trobe University, The University of Melbourne and Deakin University.
Robin's current research focuses on Digital Criminology with a focus masculinity and extremist violence in urban and online spaces, and the effects on community resilience. He has also conducted research into 9/11, the war on terror and security responses to other crises such as disasters and protests. These pursuits fit within a broader interest in how global security discourses are being incorporated into local forms of social order and control.
These research interests span the following fields:
- Digital criminology
- Global criminology
- Terrorism studies
- Critical security studies
- Human security
- International relations theory
- Political theory
- Social theory
Robin is responsible for the management of the Bachelor of Criminal Justice (BP023).
He also teaches the following subjects:
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Digital Criminology
- Terrorism & Society
- Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
He is a longstanding member of the Centre for Global Research.
- PhD (Political Science and International Relations), Australian National University, 2010
- Certificate in Graduate Teaching, Australian National University, 2005
- BA (International Relations)(Hons), Australian National University, 2004
Robin has undertaken commissioned reports for government and non-government organisations including:
- Department of Premier and Cabinet (Victoria) and Our Watch.
Professional links and associations:
- American Society of Criminology
- Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
- Australian Political Science Association
- British Society of Criminology
- International Political Science Association
- Lewis, J.,Pond, P.,Cameron, R.,Lewis, B. (2019). Social cohesion, Twitter and far-right politics in Australia: Diversity in the democratic mediasphere In: European Journal of Cultural Studies, 22, 958 - 978
- Powell, A.,Stratton, G.,Cameron, R. (2018). Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society, Routledge, New York
- Stratton, G.,Powell, A.,Cameron, R. (2017). Crime and justice in digital society: towards a 'digital criminology'? In: International Journal of Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 6, 17 - 33
- Cameron, R. (2017). Globalization and terrorism In: Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance, Springer International Publishing, New York, United States
- Liston, R.,Mortimer, S.,Hamilton, G.,Cameron, R. (2017). A team effort: preventing violence against women through sport In: Our Watch Melbourne, Australia
- Lewis, J.,Lewis, B.,Cameron, R.,Pond, P.,Ghumkhor, S.,Mohamud, H. (2017). Mediating Extremist Violence: A Report on the Role of Media, Far-Right Politics and Gender in Extremist Violence and Social Cohesion in Victoria In: Community Resilience Unit of the Department of Premier and Cabinet Melbourne, Australia
- Cameron, R. (2014). A more 'human' human security: The importance of existential security in resilient communities In: Human Security and Natural Disasters, Routledge, United Kingdom
- Cameron, R. (2013). Refusing to occupy ourselves with simplistic messages In: Global Change, Peace and Security, 25, 97 - 102
- Cameron, R. (2013). Subjects of security: domestic effects of foreign policy in the war on terror, Palgrave Macmillan, United States
3 PhD Completions3 PhD Current Supervisions
- Extremist masculine violence as a threat to social cohesion in Victoria. Funded by: Department of Premier and Cabinet: Social Cohesion Research Grant Round 1 2016 from (2016 to 2017)