New ANZSOC Committee member

Dr Douglas Allan, Associate Head of School of Policing and Security Studies, has been elected committee member for the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology. Douglas will be representing the Australian Capital Territory. According to its statement of purpose, the Association “acknowledges the consequences and harms that continue to be inflicted by the criminal justice systems of Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand on Indigenous peoples in the region and seeks through its activities to address these harms and to work to prevent them from continuing in the future”.

The purposes for which the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology Inc. is established are:

+ to promote study, understanding, and co-operation in the field of Criminology;

+to bring together persons actively engaged, or who have been actively engaged, in teaching and/or practices in the field of Criminology;

+to encourage and support the inclusion of the Indigenous peoples of Australia and Aotearoa-New Zealand in the activities and work of the Association and to support their scholarship, practice and development in the field of criminology;

+to foster training and research in Criminology in institutions of learning, and in law enforcement, judicial, and correctional agencies;

+to encourage communication within the field of Criminology through publications and conferences;

+to promote and foster understanding of Criminology by parliaments, governments, and the public. New ANZSOC Committee member