Dr Peta Mallins

Dr Peta Malins is a Lecturer in Criminology and Justice Studies.

Peta is a critical, poststructural researcher who explores the embodied effects and affects of crime and justice interventions, with a particular focus on drug use, policing, gender and sexuality. She has an interest in the intersections between theory and practice, and the complex connections between bodies, cultural representations and urban space in enactments of harm. She is currently working on research projects regarding drug-detection dog operations, school-based drug education, and overdose memorials.

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crime and justice, embodiment, drug use, gender, sexuality.

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