Criminology at AUT University: subject overview
Criminology is the study of the characteristics of criminal law, the extent of crime, the effects of crime on victims and society, methods of crime prevention, the attributes of criminals, and the workings of the criminal justice system, such as the police, the courts, and the prisons.
Key academic contact
Dr Kirsten Hanna
Programme Leader Criminology
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 8308
- Criminological discourse, criminal narratives and identity
- Indigenous peoples, epistemologies and methodologies
- Violent behaviour
- Child witnesses in the criminal courts
- Reforming the cross-examination of child witnesses
- Children's rights
Criminology industry and research associations
Academic staff are members of professional associations in New Zealand and in Australia. Memberships create opportunities for research partnerships and conferences.
- Rethinking Crime and Punishment
- American Society of Criminology
- New Zealand Centre for Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice
- International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (iIIRG)
- Kaitiaki Research and Evaluation Ltd.
Criminology degrees and qualifications
News, events and conferences
Last updated: 05-Dec-2016 4.48pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.