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 Centre for Global Research.
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 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:
- Terrorism studies
- Digital criminology
- Global criminology
- Critical security studies
- Human security
- International relations theory
- Political theory
- Social theory
- Social control
Robin is responsible for the management of the Bachelor of Criminal Justice.
He also teaches the following subjects:
- Global Crime
- Terrorism & Society
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
- 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
- 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
- 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)
6 PhD Current Supervisions