Professor Willem de Lint

Professor in Criminal Justice

College of Business, Government and Law

place Law & Commerce (3.30)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Willem joined the Law School in 2010. From 2007-2010 he was Head, Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology at the University of Windsor, Canada. Previously, he also worked as lecturer at the Institute of Criminology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His areas of interest include security and policing, particularly public order policing, security intelligence, and how governance of public safety and security is accomplished by a variety of service providers, actors, or agencies. Willem serves or has served on the editorial boards of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Policing and Society, and The Open Law Journal.

BA (Hons), MA, PhD (Toronto)
Topic coordinator
CRIM7201 Advanced Criminology
CRIM2202 Policing and Law Enforcement
CRIM1101 Crime and Criminology
Supervisory interests
Community policing
Criminal justice
Policing national security criminal justice
Policing public protest
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: policing public order (1), counter-terrorism policy (1), community policing (1), animal offender co-rehabilitation (1), Victims of trauma (1), Public-private partnership initiative in curbing aboriginal offending (1)
Associate supervisor: Pre-release experience of offenders (1), PTSD among corrections officers (1), Pharmaceutical regulation (1)
Principal supervisor: reality tv and crime (Univ Windsor) (1), violence against women (Univ Windsor) (1), Securitization (Univ of Windsor) (2), borders, surveillance (Univ of Windsor) (1)
Associate supervisor: Crime prevention (Univ Windsor) (1), stigma, re-integration (Univ of Windsor) (1)
Expert for media contact
Public disorder
policing national security criminal justice
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Media expertise
  • Crime
  • Intelligence
  • Justice
  • Police
  • Public disorder
  • Riots
  • Terrorism
  • policing national security criminal justice
Further information

Current research is on policing public order, counter-terrorism prosecutions, blended ordering or multi-agency approaches to crime prevention, and victim self-medication.

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