Derek Dalton is an Associate Professor in the College of Business, Government and Law. Prior to coming to Flinders he lectured in Criminal Justice at Charles Sturt University, Bathurst. In addition to teaching his upper level electives "Crime, Law and Trauma" and "Encountering Crime" [a topic which explores how students "consume" crime through popular culture] he supervises both honours and doctoral students.
B.Ed (Melb); M.Crim (Melb); PhD (Melb)
July 2009, recipient of a $10,000 Australian Learning & Teaching Council "Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning". My citation was based on inspiring teaching and assessment innovations I pioneered in the topic "Crime, Law & Trauma" over five years.
In August 2009 I was the recipient of a $3000 Faculty of Education, Theology, Humanities and Law "Award for Excellence in Teaching"
In December 2009 I was the recipient of a $5000 Vice-Chancellor's Award For Excellence in Teaching based on my achievements in the topic "Crime, Law and Trauma".
Derek has served on a Focus Group that sought to nurture positive relationships between the police and the gay and lesbian community in South Australia. He has also promoted awareness of criminal justice issues by conducting television and radio interviews. In 2010 Derek promoted Holocaust awareness by giving a public seminar as part of Andrew Steiner's "Remember the Holocaust" Art exhibition at the Historic Trust in the city of Adelaide.
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