Dr Robin Fitzgerald
Dr Robin Fitzgerald
Lecturer
Criminology

r.fitzgerald1@uq.edu.au
Phone:  (+61 7) 336 52287
Fax:  (+61 7) 336 51544

Room 430, Level 4,
Michie Building (#9), St Lucia Campus
 

Qualifications:

PhD (Sociology) Carleton University (Canada)
MA (Criminology) Simon Fraser University (Canada)
BA (Political Science) McGill University (Canada)

Background:

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Griffith University, 2009-2010
Senior Researcher, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Statistics Canada, 2000-2009

Research interests:
  • School and neighbourhood effects on youth violence
  • Community-level influences on perceptions of disorder
  • Disproportionate minority contact with the criminal justice system
  • Gender differences in offending behaviour
  • Criminal justice system responses to domestic violence

Please follow this link to find out more about Dr Fitzgerald’s research profile.


 Publications:

 

Fitzgerald, R., Mazerolle, P., Piquero, A. & Ansara, D. (2011). Exploring sex differences among sentenced juvenile offenders in Australia, Justice Quarterly. (forthcoming).

Fitzgerald, R. & Carrington, P. (2011). Disproportionate minority contact in Canada: police and visible minority youth. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice. (forthcoming).

Carrington, P. J. & Fitzgerald, R. (2011). Do police discriminate against minority youth in Canada? In Julian Roberts and Michelle Grossman (eds.) Criminal Justice in Canada. Thomson Nelson.

Fitzgerald, R. (2010). Parenting, school contexts and violent delinquency. Crime and Justice Research Paper Series. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Fitzgerald, R. (2009). Self-reported violent delinquency and the influence of neighbourhood, school and student characteristics. Crime and Justice Research Paper Series. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Fitzgerald, R. & Carrington, P. J. (2008). The neighbourhood context of urban Aboriginal Crime. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice. 50(5): 523-557.

Fitzgerald, R. (2008). Fear of crime and the neighbourhood context in Canadian cities. Crime and Justice Research Paper Series. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

Fitzgerald, R., Wisener, M. & Savoie, J. (2004). Neighbourhood characteristics and the distribution of crime in Winnipeg. Crime and Justice Research Paper Series. Ottawa: Statistics Canada.

 

Please refer to this author's UQ eSpace profile for a list of publications.

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