Position/s

Associate Professor
Flinders Law School

Biography

Marinella Marmo joined the Law School in mid-2005 as a Lecturer in Criminal Justice and Criminology, coming from a position as Lecturer at the University of Leicester and, previously, the Liverpool John Moores University.

In 2008, she was awarded an Honorary Visiting Fellowship at the Department of Criminology, University of Leicester (UK), and in 2011 she was a visiting scholar at the Chinese Academy of Social Science in Beijing as well as at Roma Tre University in Rome. From 2009 to 2012 she contributed as Topic Coordinator and/or Lecturer to a number of Masters topics (such as Issues in Comparative Criminal Justice and Introduction to Trasnational Crime) at the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, Faculty of Law, University of Wollongong.

Qualifications

BA (Hons, Law) (Salerno), PhD (Lancaster)

Honours, awards and grants

She is the recipient of the 2011 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, Flinders University.
In 2012, she was awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning by the Australian Government (Office for Learning and Teaching).

Key responsibilities

Marinella will be the Chair of the Faculty Research High Degree Committee in 2014 first semester. 

Teaching interests

At Flinders University, Marinella teaches the upper elective International Criminal Justice. In 2014, she is the module coordinator of International Criminal Justice, and Advanced Criminology (Honours class). She contributes as a lecturer to Crime and Criminology and Criminal Justice System.

In 2008, she contributed to the Masters module Global Security and Policing at the Department of Criminology University of Leicester, and to the undergraduate Law Programme at the University of Umea, School of Law (Sweden). In 2011, she gave a public lecture on the Italian judiciary and organised crime at the Beijing University of Technology (China). From 2009 to 2011, she lectured in three Masters modules at the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, University of Wollongong.

Topic Coordinator:

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Criminology

Research interests

Marinella researches in the areas of international criminal justice, (including European Union) transnational crime and comparative criminology. Currently, she works in the area of migration, border control and trafficking in human beings.
She is also interested in the judiciary's role and their involvement in the approximation and harmonising process in human rights and criminal justice.

Supervisory interests

  • Corporate and transnational crime
  • Gender and human rights
  • Human trafficking
  • International criminal court

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : drugs and young people (1) ; drugs and the state (1) ;

Associate supervisor : human smuggling (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : International crimes (1) ;

Publications

  • Marmo, M. (2014). Judicial Agency and Spatial Practices: A geo-political analysis of new configurations of power. In Willem De Lint, Marinella Marmo & Nerida Chazal, ed. Criminal Justice in International Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 117-130.
  • Marmo, M. (2013). The Ethical Implications of the Researcher's Dominant Position in Cross-Cultural Refugee Research. In Values and Vulnerabilities: The Ethics of Research with Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Toowong, QLD: Australian Academic Press, pp. 85-102.
  • Niemann, G. and Marmo, M. (2012). International Crimes. In Marmo, M., de Lint, W. and Palmer, D., ed. Crime and Justice: A guide to criminology. 4th ed. Sydney: Thomson, pp. 130-155.
  • Marmo, M. and Smith, E.B. (2012). Female Migrants: Sex, Value and Credibility In Immigration Control. In J McCulloch & S Pickering, ed. Borders and Crime: Pre-Crime, Mobility and Serious Harm in an Age of Globalization. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 54-71.
  • Marmo, M. (2012). Democratic States' Response to Terrorism: A Comparative Reflection on the Perceived Role of the Judiciary in the Protection of Human Rights and Civil Liberties. In A Masferrer, ed. Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergency Security and Human Rights in Countering Terrorism. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 241-257.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-4062-4_11]
  • Marmo, M. and Smith, E.B. (2010). Racial Profiling at the British Borders: a Historical Overview of the Process of Selection and Scrutiny. In Jeff Shantz, ed. Racial Profiling and Borders: International, Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Florida, USA: Vandeplas publishing, pp. 35-100.
  • Marmo, M. and Chazal, N. (2010). The Trafficked Woman: Ideal or Blameworthy Victim? In Jaworski, J.A., ed. Advances in sociology research. New York: Nova Publishers, pp. 125-140.
  • Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (2014). [forthcoming] Crime, Justice and Human Rights. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Laforgia, R.F. and Marmo, M. (2007). Inclusive National Governance and Trafficked Women in Australia: otherness and demand. In Broadhurst, R. and Ganapathy, N., ed. Organised Crime in Asia: Governance and Accountability. Australia: NUS/QUT. Organised Crime in Asia. Singapore, pp. 115-134.
  • Marmo, M. (2010). SA anti-bikies law reviewed. Alternative Law Journal, 35(3) pp. 184.
  • Marmo, M. (2009). Control orders and bikies: public safety or integrity of judicial powers? Alternative Law Journal, 34(3) pp. 284-285.
  • De Lint, W., Marmo, M. and Chazal, N. (2014). editor. Crime and Justice in International Society. New York: Routledge.
  • Marmo, M., De Lint, W. and Palmer, D. (2012). Editors. Marmo, M., de Lint, W. and Palmer D., ed. Crime and Justice: a guide to criminology. Fourth ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co..
  • Smith, E. and Marmo, M. (2013). Examining the Body through Technology: Age disputes and the UK border control system. Anti-Trafficking Review, 2 pp. 67-80.
    [Web Link]
  • Giannacopoulos, M., Marmo, M. and de Lint, W. (2013). Irregular Migration: Emerging Regimes of Power and the Disappearing Human. Griffith Law Review, 22(3) pp. 559-570.
  • Marmo, M., Aird, E. and Astrom, K. (2013). Victims of Labour trafficking: a comparative study between Sweden and Australia. International Perspectives in Victimology, 7(2) pp. 25-35.
    [Web Link]
  • Smith, E.B. and Marmo, M. (2011). Uncovering the Virginity Testing Controversy in the National Archives: The Intersectionality of Discrimination in British Immigration History. Gender and History, 23(1) pp. 147-165.
    [10.1111/j.1468-0424.2010.01623.x] [Scopus]
  • Marmo, M. and Smith, E.B. (2010). Is There A Desirable Migrant? The Case of 'Virginity Testing' Alternative Law Journal, 35(4) pp. 223-226.
    [Scopus]
  • Groves, A. and Marmo, M. (2009). How to 'melt the ice' on the streets: a social-control analysis on the rise of methamphetamine within Australia and the need to reduce demand. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 20(3) pp. 413-432.
    [Web Link]
  • Marmo, M. (2009). Sex in the room : an imaginative crime scene involving trafficked woman. Law Text Culture, 13 pp. 135-163.
  • Marmo, M. (2008). The execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights - a political battle. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 15(2) pp. 235-258.
  • Marmo, M. and Laforgia, R.F. (2008). Inclusive National Governance and Trafficked Women in Australia: Otherness and Local Demand. Asian Journal of Criminology, 3(2) pp. 173-191.
    [10.1007/s11417-007-9042-z] [10.1007/s11417-007-9042-z] [Scopus]
  • Marmo, M. (2007). The Empowering of the Italian Judiciary: The Shift Towards Activism. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 31(1) pp. 101-118.
  • Marmo, M. (2006). Cross-fertilisation between civil law countries and common law countries: the importance of judicial dialogue in criminal proceedings. Journal of Judicial Administration, 16(2) pp. 106-119.
  • Marmo, M. (2005). Common law and civil law interactions in criminal justice at judicial level in Western Europe. European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 13(4) pp. 565-584.
    [10.1163/157181705774662580]
  • Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (2014). [forthcoming] Crime, Justice and Human Rights. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Marmo, M. (2014). Judicial Agency and Spatial Practices: A geo-political analysis of new configurations of power. In Willem De Lint, Marinella Marmo & Nerida Chazal, ed. Criminal Justice in International Society. New York: Routledge, pp. 117-130.
  • Marmo, M. (2013). The Ethical Implications of the Researcher's Dominant Position in Cross-Cultural Refugee Research. In Values and Vulnerabilities: The Ethics of Research with Refugees and Asylum Seekers. Toowong, QLD: Australian Academic Press, pp. 85-102.
  • Marmo, M. (2012). Democratic States' Response to Terrorism: A Comparative Reflection on the Perceived Role of the Judiciary in the Protection of Human Rights and Civil Liberties. In A Masferrer, ed. Post 9/11 and the State of Permanent Legal Emergency Security and Human Rights in Countering Terrorism. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, pp. 241-257.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-4062-4_11]
  • Marmo, M. and Smith, E.B. (2012). Female Migrants: Sex, Value and Credibility In Immigration Control. In J McCulloch & S Pickering, ed. Borders and Crime: Pre-Crime, Mobility and Serious Harm in an Age of Globalization. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 54-71.
  • Marmo, M. and Smith, E.B. (2010). Racial Profiling at the British Borders: a Historical Overview of the Process of Selection and Scrutiny. In Jeff Shantz, ed. Racial Profiling and Borders: International, Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Florida, USA: Vandeplas publishing, pp. 35-100.
  • Marmo, M. and Chazal, N. (2010). The Trafficked Woman: Ideal or Blameworthy Victim? In Jaworski, J.A., ed. Advances in sociology research. New York: Nova Publishers, pp. 125-140.
  • Marmo, M. (2009). Sex in the room : an imaginative crime scene involving trafficked woman. Law Text Culture, 13 pp. 135-163.
  • De Lint, W., Marmo, M. and Chazal, N. (2014). editor. Crime and Justice in International Society. New York: Routledge.
  • Marmo, M., De Lint, W. and Palmer, D. (2012). Editors. Marmo, M., de Lint, W. and Palmer D., ed. Crime and Justice: a guide to criminology. Fourth ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co..

Professional and community engagement

Member of the Editorial Committee of the Alternative Law Journal.
Vice President of the ARIA-SA Committee (Association for Research between Italy and Australasia).
At times, Marinella gives interviews for SBS Radio Italian on transnational crime and human rights in Australia and at international level.

Expertise for media contact

Interests

  • crime and human rights, trafficking and smuggling in human beings, the role of the judges in contemporary society

Contact

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Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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