Position

Associate Professor
Flinders Law School

Biography

Dr 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.

She investigates victimhood across borders, with emphasis on transnational migration and human rights. Her work has been published by leading journals, and appears in a number of books and edited collections. Her research has attracted significant international attention as evidenced by a substantial number of newsprint articles.

Her contribution to excellence in teaching has been recognised by an Australian Government’s Citation for Excellence in Teaching in 2012.

Qualifications

LLB (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 is Associate Dean (Research) at the Flinders Law School and chairs the Flinders Law Research Commitee.

Teaching interests

At Flinders University, Marinella teaches the upper elective International Criminal Justice. In 2017, she is the module coordinator of International Criminal Justice, and of the Honours Placement Program.

She has contributed to the teaching of other university programs at Master's level.

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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.

In collaboration with the Victim Support Service, she works on the self-medication of crime victims.

Supervisory interests

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

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : drugs and the state (1) ; Human Trafficking (1) ;

Associate supervisor : Labour migration and exploitation (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : International crimes (1) ; Drugs and the state (1) ;

Publications

  • Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (2014). Human Rights. In Arrigo, Bruce, ed. Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice Ethics. Los Angeles, California: Sage, pp. 439-443.
  • 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, United States of America: Routledge, pp. 117-130.
    [Scopus]
  • Marmo, M. (2013). The Ethical Implications of the Researcher's Dominant Position in Cross-Cultural Refugee Research. In Karen Block, Elisha Riggs, Nick Haslam, ed. 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.
  • 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, New South Wales: Thomson, pp. 130-155.
  • 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. 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.J. (2016). Transnational Crime and Criminal Justice. London: Sage.
  • Marmo, M. and Grigg, B. (Eds.). (2014). Knowledge Transfer: Contemporary Italy and Australia. US: International Migration.
  • Smith, E.B. and Marmo, M. (2014). Race, Gender and the Body in British Immigration Control: Subject to Examination. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (2014). Crime, Justice and Human Rights. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • de Lint, W.B., Marmo, M. and Chazal, N.J. (Eds.). (2014). Criminal justice in international society.
  • De Lint, W., Marmo, M. and Chazal, N. (Eds.). (2014). Crime and Justice in International Society. New York: Routledge.
  • Giannacopoulos, M., Marmo, M. and de Lint, W. (2013). editor. Australia
  • Marmo, M., De Lint, W. and Palmer, D. (Eds.). (2012). Crime and Justice: a guide to criminology. Fourth ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co..
  • 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.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Marmo, M. (2009). South Australia: Control orders and bikies: public safety or integrity of judicial powers? Alternative Law Journal, 34(3) pp. 284-285.
    [Web Link]
  • de Lint, W.B., Marmo, M., Groves, A.J. and Pocrnic, A.J. (2017). Crime victims’ self-medication Findings from a study in South Australia. International Review of Victimology, 23(2) pp. 159-177.
    [10.1177/0269758016686280] [Scopus]
  • Bandiera, R. and Marmo, M. (2016). Re-framing 'counterfeit' from a public health perspective. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology,
    [10.1177/0004865815626768] [10.1177/0004865815626768]
  • Smith, E.B. and Marmo, M. (2014). The myth of sovereignty: British immigration control in policy and practice in the nineteen-seventies. HISTORICAL RESEARCH, 236 pp. 344-369.
    [10.1111/1468-2281.12047] [Scopus]
  • Marmo, M., Grigg, B. and Ryder, J. (2014). Knowledge Transfer and Contemporary High-Skilled Mobility Between Italy and Australia. International Migration, 4 pp. 53-59.
    [10.1111/imig.12159] [Scopus]
  • 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.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Giannacopoulos, M., Marmo, M. and de Lint, W.B. (2013). Irregular migration : emerging regimes of power and the disappearing human. Griffith Law Review, 22(3) pp. 559-570.
    [10.1080/10383441.2013.10877012] [Scopus]
  • 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. and Marmo, M. (2013). Examining the Body through Technology: Age disputes and the UK border control system. Anti-Trafficking Review, 2 pp. 67-80.
  • 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]
  • Marmo, M. (2009). Sex in the room : an imaginative crime scene involving trafficked woman. Law Text Culture, 13 pp. 135-163.
  • 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. (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] [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.
    [10.1080/01924036.2007.9678762]
  • 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] [Scopus]
  • Weber, L., Fishwick, E. and Marmo, M. (2014). Crime, Justice and Human Rights. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • De Lint, W., Marmo, M. and Chazal, N. (Eds.). (2014). Crime and Justice in International Society. New York: Routledge.
  • Smith, E.B. and Marmo, M. (2014). Race, Gender and the Body in British Immigration Control: Subject to Examination. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Marmo, M., De Lint, W. and Palmer, D. (Eds.). (2012). Crime and Justice: a guide to criminology. Fourth ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co..
  • 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, United States of America: Routledge, pp. 117-130.
    [Scopus]
  • Marmo, M. (2013). The Ethical Implications of the Researcher's Dominant Position in Cross-Cultural Refugee Research. In Karen Block, Elisha Riggs, Nick Haslam, ed. 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 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.

Professional and community engagement

Marinella is an active member of the Italian Community, having held positions as President and Vice-President of the ARIA-SA Committee (Association for Research between Italy and Australasia) and member of COMITES.

Member of the Editorial Committee of the Alternative Law Journal.

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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Location: Law & Commerce Building (3.34)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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