Banksy Ring Thief


I am currently a Lecturer in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne, where I also serve as Undergraduate Academic Advisor for Sociology.

I received my PhD from the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), graduating as one of a select few UCI Chancellor’s Club Fund for Excellence Fellows. My work continues to reflect the mission of the School of Social Ecology, which is to produce socially relevant research in the service of fostering informed social action and addressing social inequality.

My research interests, broadly conceived, are concerned with technologies of regulation. My areas of expertise are law and society, science and technology studies, health and feminist theory. In particular, I am actively involved in cultivating and promoting ethnographic approaches to the study of law, regulation and society. In addition to being a founding member of the Law and Society Association (LSA) Collaborative Research Network on Ethnography, Law & Society, I am the Associate Editor of the Political and Legal Anthropology Review, a journal committed to publishing innovative ethnographic research on law and politics.

My CV provides a summary of my professional activities. More information is available on this website,, my University of Melbourne staff page and Google Scholar. You can also follow me on Twitter.