Leanne is Associate Professor of Criminology, Co-Director of the Border Crossing Observatory ,and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Social Sciences. She researches border control, migration policing and the policing of diverse communities using criminological and human rights frameworks.
Leanne Weber's Articles
To protect, or provoke?
Until we tackle the perception that some minority groups are a threat to society, they'll continue to be subjected to intensive over-policing, leading to a fear of those serving to protect.
The re-bordering of Australia
How might the controlling of human mobility translate into a "new normal" beyond the coronavirus pandemic?
The crimes of obedience
What conditions give rise to so many people effectively consenting to large-scale harm within a democracy?
Holding police to account
An independent police complaints system is long overdue in Victoria but is it enough to make police accountable and to address the fear and cynicism towards the force in some parts of the community?
Tracking border-related refugee deaths
Fifty people have died in Australian onshore and offshore detention facilities since March 25, 2000.