Emeritus Professor Janet   Chan
Emeritus Professor

Emeritus Professor Janet Chan

BSc MSc MA Toronto, PhD Sydney, MFA UNSW, FASSA

Law & Justice
Sch of Law Society&Criminology

JANET is a multidisciplinary scholar with research interests in criminal justice policy and practice, sociology of organisation and occupation, and the social organisation of creativity. She is internationally recognised for her contributions to policing research, especially her work on police culture and socialisation, police reform, and the use of information technology in policing. Her major publications in this field include Changing Police Culture (Cambridge University Press 1997) and Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing (University of Toronto Press 2003).

Janet has been awarded a number of major grants for criminological and sociolegal research, ranging from policing, juvenile justice, restorative justice, work stress and wellbeing of lawyers, to forthcoming projects on Big Data analytics for national security and law enforcement. 

She is currently Emeritus Professor at UNSW Law and Justice and co-leader of the Data Justice Research Network of the Allens Hub for Technology, Law and Innovation.

Since 2004 she has established a major research program on creativity and innovation, studying the creative practices of visual artists, research scientists and art-technology collaborations. She is co-editor of Creativity and Innovation in Business and Beyond (Routledge 2011) and Handbook of Research on Creativity (Edward Elgar 2013). 

Formerly a Research Associate at the Centre of Criminology, University of Toronto, Janet has held various positions in Australia, including Research Director of the NSW Judicial Commission, Director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology, Head of the School of School of Social Science and Policy, Professor and Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW. She was President of the UNSW Academic Board from 2008 to 2011 and Associate Dean (Research) of the Law School from 2011 to 2014, and Distinguished Professor of iCinema Research Centre from 2014 to 2016.

She has been research consultant to various organisations including: NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, National Crime Authority, Australian Institute of Judicial Administration, and the Royal Commission into the NSW Police Service. She was part-time Commissioner of the NSW Law Reform Commission (2001-2005). She was an Associate Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, a reviewer for the Australian Research Council (ARC), and an expert member of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Research Evaluation Committee in 2010 and 2012. 

Janet was elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in 2002 for distinction in research achievements. In 2015 she was the joint recipient of the ANZ Society of Criminology Distinguished Criminologist Award.

Areas of expertise

  • Big data for policing, national security and social policy
  • Impact of technology on policing and security
  • Legal culture and work stress
  • Organisational culture and socialisation
  • Law, justice and technology
  • Restorative justice for serious offenders
  • Individual and collective creativity in art, science and art-science collaborations
  • Policing
  • Reform and innovation in criminal justice

Research Supervision

 

PHD COMPLETIONS

Understanding Terrorism Sentencing Decisions in Indonesia: A Southern Criminology Approach./Milda Istiqomah, 2020.

Trajectories of Victim Experience: A study of post-traumatic stress, growth and well-being in the aftermath of serious violent crime./Holly Blackmore, 2020.

The Eulogy (a novel) and dissertation: From the heart: The gift experience of creative writing and reading/Jackie Bailey, 2019.

Explaining the transition from victim to offender among men who experienced child sexual assault./Malory Plummer, 2019.

Policing in a Changing Vietnam./Melissa Jardine, 2019.

Police corruption and accountability in Palestine./Fadi Rabia, 2018.

Up Sky Down Sky Middle Water (A collection of short fiction) and dissertation: Writers vs. Money: Negotiating the field of Indian literature in English/Roanna Gonsalves, 2016.

The impact of human resource strategies on the retention of engineers in Malaysian firms. /R. Husna Abdull Rahman, 2013.

Plural Policing in Action: Exploring the nature of security networks in English and Australian stadiums/Ana Rodas, 2011.

Contested Domains: Regulating Responses to Volatile Substance Misuse in the Alice Springs Town Camps/ Christina Marel, 2011.

The role of DNA profiling in shaping criminal justice/ Jenny Wise, 2008.

Facilitating restorative justice: A study of conference convenors/ Jasmine Bruce, 2008.

Deterrence, punishment severity and drink-driving / Suzanne Briscoe, 2005.

Creating space for young people, dialogue and decision making : youth justice conferencing in New South Wales Australia / Jane Bolitho, 2005.

Constitution and maintenance of feminist practice : a comparative case study of sexual assault centres in Australia and Korea / Kyungja Jung, 2002.

Pathways to privatisation : case studies of three Australian methadone programs / Morag McArthur, 1995.

 

MASTER BY RESEARCH COMPLETION

NSW Drug Court: A Socio-Legal Case Study / Glenn Took, 2011.

 

HONOURS STUDENTS

2012 - H. Blackmore, BA in Criminology. Topic: Public Attitudes towards Restorative Justice (jointly supervised with Jane Bolitho)

2012 - R. Polosak, BCriminology & Criminal Justice. Topic: Public Attitudes to Parking Fines (jointly supervised with Mike Grewcock)

2010 - R. Gonsalves, Grad Dip in Arts by Research (1st Class). Topic: Authorship in New Media Art

2009 - L. Dewberry, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Intelligence Led Policing (Honours 1st Class)

2007 - S. D'Apice, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Sentencing of Drink-Driving Offenders (Honours 1st Class)

2006 - C. Marel, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Peer Influence in Male Anti-social Behaviour (Honours 1st Class)

2006 - N. Metcalf, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Fear of Terrorism (Honours 1st Class)

2004 - E. Maloney, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Fear of Crime in Two Suburbs (Honours 1st Class)

2004 - D. Bennett, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Music Piracy (Honours 1st Class)

2004 - M. Torok, BSocSc in Criminology. Topic: Women's Experience of Apprehended Violence Orders

2003 - J. Rosenberg, BSocSc. Topic: Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (Honours 1st Class)

1999 - C. Morris, BSocSc. Topic: History of Public Order Legislation in New South Wales

1999 - K. Yeates, BSocSc. Topic: Gender and Culture in the Australian Army

1995 - P. Stanley, BSocSc. Topic: Compliance of Occupational and Health Regulation in Small Businesses.

1995 - M. Moses, BSocSc. Topic: Political Participation among Australians of Non-English Speaking Background.

1993 - V. Roby, BSocSc. Topic: Public Attitudes to Sentencing.

Phone
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Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2021, 'The Future of AI in Policing: Exploring the sociotechnical imaginaries', in McDaniel J; Pease K (ed.), Predictive Policing and Artificial Intelligence, Routledge, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, https://www.routledge.com/Predictive-Policing-and-Artificial-Intelligence/McDaniel-Pease/p/book/9780367210984
    Book Chapters | 2021
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Sanders C; Chan J, 2021, 'The Challenges Facing Canadian Police in Making Use of Big Data Analytics', in Lyon D; Murakami Wood D (ed.), Big Data Surveillance and Security Intelligence The Canadian Case, UBC Press, Vancouver, pp. 180 - 194
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Blackmore H, 2020, 'Public Sector Lawyering Stress and Wellbeing: Neoliberalism at Work?', in Legg M; Vines P; Chan J (ed.), The Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Wellbeing of the Legal Profession, Intersentia, pp. 105 - 129, https://intersentia.com/en/the-impact-of-technology-and-innovation-on-the-well-being-of-the-legal-profession.html
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Poynton S; Chan J, 2020, 'The Paradox of Satisfaction and Distress Among Lawyers: Implications for a changing field', in Legg M; Vines P; Chan J (ed.), The Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Wellbeing of the Legal Profession, Intersentia, pp. 57 - 75, https://intersentia.com/en/the-impact-of-technology-and-innovation-on-the-well-being-of-the-legal-profession.html
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Legg M; Vines P; Chan J, 2020, 'The Changing Field of Lawyering and its Impact on Practice and Wellbeing', in Legg M; Vines P; Chan JB (ed.), The Impact of Technology and Innovation on the Wellbeing of the Legal Profession, Intersentia, Cambridge UK, pp. 3 - 28, https://intersentia.com/en/the-impact-of-technology-and-innovation-on-the-well-being-of-the-legal-profession.html
    Edited Books | 2020
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Legg M; Vines P; Chan J, (eds.), 2020, THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION ON THE WELLBEING OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION, Intersentia
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Bennett Moses L, 2019, 'Can "Big Data" Analytics Predict Policing Practice?', in Hannem S; Sanders CB; Schneider CJ; Doyle A; Christensen T (ed.), Security and Risk Technologies in Criminal Justice: Critical Perspectives, Canadian Scholars’ Press, pp. 41 - 86, https://www.canadianscholars.ca/books/security-and-risk-technologies-in-criminal-justice
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Bennett Moses L; Chan J, 2019, 'Big Data', in McLaughlin E; Muncie J (ed.), The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology, Sage, London, pp. 31 - 32, https://books.google.com.au/books?id=xmCNDwAAQBAJ&dq=The+SAGE+Dictionary+of+Criminology&source=gbs_navlinks_s
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Johns F; Bennett Moses L, 2018, 'Academic Metrics and Positioning Strategies', in Ajana B (ed.), Metric Culture Ontologies of Self-Tracking Practices, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley UK, pp. 177 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78743-289-520181010
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2018, 'Politics of the anthropocene: lessons for criminology', in Holley C; Shearing C (ed.), Criminology and the Anthropocene, edn. Criminology at the Edge, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315541938-8
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Bennett Moses LK; Chan J, 2018, 'Doing Criminological Research on Big Data, Analytics and Predictive Policing', in Davies P; Francis P (ed.), Doing Criminological Research, edn. 3, Sage, https://au.sagepub.com/en-gb/oce/doing-criminological-research/book243822#contents
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2017, 'Big Data and Visuality', in Pontell H (ed.), Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Oxford University Press, Oxford, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264079.013.128
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2017, 'The technological game: How information technology is transforming police practice', in Cyberspace Crime, pp. 513 - 533, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315199627-38
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2016, 'Creativity and Culture: A Sociological Perspective', in The Palgrave Handbook of Creativity and Culture Research, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 639 - 660, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-46344-9_31
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2016, 'Creativity and Culture: A Sociological Perspective', in The Palgrave Handbook of Creativity and Culture Research, Springer, pp. 639 - 660, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-46344-9
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Bolitho JJ; Bargen J, 2016, 'Restorative justice as an innovative response to violence', in Stubbs J; Tomsen S (ed.), Australian Violence Crime, Criminal Justice and Beyond, Federation Press, Sydney, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862879805
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2013, 'Researching Creativity and Creativity Research', in Thomas K; Chan J (ed.), Handbook of Research on Creativity, Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 21 - 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857939814.00011
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Gonsalves R, 2013, 'Authorship and collaborative creativity in new media art', in Thomas K; Chan J (ed.), Handbook of Research on Creativity, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, pp. 393 - 407, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857939814.00039
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2013, 'Leading Science: The Role of Research Leaders in Scientific Creativity', in Thomas K; Chan J (ed.), Handbook of Research on Creativity, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, pp. 522 - 536, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857939814.00050
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Thomas K; Chan J, 2013, 'Introduction to the chapters', in Thomas K; Chan J (ed.), Handbook of Research on Creativity, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, pp. 1 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857939814.00009
    Books | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    2013, Handbook of Research on Creativity, Thomas KA; Chan J, (ed.), Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9780857939814
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2012, 'Globalisation, reflexivity and the practice of criminology', in Transnational and Comparative Criminology, pp. 337 - 355, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843146049
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2012, 'Researching Police Culture: A Longitudinal Mixed Method Approach', in Gadd D; Karstedt S; Messner SF (ed.), The Sage Handbook of Criminological Research Methods, edn. Original, SAGE Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, pp. 301 - 311, http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book234136
    Books | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Mann L; Chan J, 2011, Preface, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203833063
    Books | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    2011, Crime, Institutional Knowledge and Power: The Rich Criminological Legacy of Richard Ericson. Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology Series, Haggerty K; Doyle A; Chan JBL, (eds.), Ashgate, Surrey, http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780754629832
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Doyle A; Chan JBL; Haggerty K, 2011, 'Transcending the Boundaries of Criminology: The Example of Richard Ericson', in Bosworth M; Hoyle C (ed.), What is Criminology?, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom, pp. 286 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0020
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Haggerty K; Doyle A; Chan JBL, 2011, 'Introduction', in Haggerty KD; Doyle A; Chan J (ed.), Crime, Institutional Knowledge and Power: The Rich Criminological Legacy of Richard Ericson. Pioneers in Contemporary Criminology Series, Ashgate, Surrey, pp. ix - xx, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/s0742-618620140000021011
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL; Gonsalves R; Metcalfe N, 2011, 'Bridging the Two Cultures: The fragility of interdisciplinary creative collaboration', in Fischer G; Vassen F (ed.), Collective creativity : collaborative work in the sciences, literature and the arts, edn. Internationale Forschungen zur Allgemeinen und Vergleichende, Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 159 - 176, http://www.rodopi.nl/ntalpha.asp?BookId=IFAVL+148&type=new&letter=D
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2011, 'Towards a sociology of creativity', in Mann L; Chan J (ed.), Creativity and innovation in business and beyond: Social science perspectives and policy implications, edn. Routledge Studies in Innovation Organization and Technology, Routledge, New York, pp. 135 - 153, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415880107/
    Book Chapters | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL; Mann L, 2011, 'Introduction: Creativity and Innovation', in Mann L; Chan J (ed.), Creativity and innovation in business and beyond: Social science perspectives and policy implications, Routledge, New York, pp. 1 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203833063
    Books | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    2011, Creativity and innovation in business and beyond: Social science perspectives and policy implications, Mann L; Chan JBL, (ed.), Routledge, New York, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203833063
    Book Chapters | 2010
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL; Goggin GM; Bruce J, 2010, 'Internet Technologies and Criminal Justice', in Jewkes Y; Yar M (ed.), Handbook of Internet Crime, edn. first, Willan Publishing, Cullompton, Devon, UK, pp. 582 - 602, http://www.booktopia.com.au/handbook-of-internet-crime/prod9781843925248.html
    Book Chapters | 2009
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2009, 'Culture', in Wakefield A; Fleming J (ed.), Sage Dictionary of Policing, edn. 1, Sage, London, pp. 72 - 74
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2008, 'The New Lateral Surveillance and a Culture of Suspicion', in Deflem M (ed.), Surveillance and Governance: Crime Control and Beyond, Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley, UK, pp. 223 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1521-6136(07)00210-2
    Book Chapters | 2008
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2008, 'Police Culture: A Brief History of a Concept', in Anthony T; Cunneen C (ed.), The Critical Criminology Companion, edn. 1, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 218 - 227
    Book Chapters | 2007
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2007, 'Police Stress and Occupational Culture', in O'Neill M; Marks M; Singh A-M (ed.), Police Occupational Culture: New Debates and Directions, edn. First, JAI Press Inc, Oxford, UK, pp. 129 - 152
    Books | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    2005, Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offenders Act 1997, Chan JB, (ed.), Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2005, 'Introduction', in Chan J (ed.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offenders Act 1997, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 11 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S0742-6186(2011)0000018003
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Bargen J; Clancey G, 2005, 'Development of the Young Offenders Act', in Chan J (ed.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offenders Act 1997, edn. Original, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 17 - 24
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2005, 'Implementation of the Young Offenders Act', in Chan J (ed.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offenders Act 1997, edn. Original, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 25 - 46
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Luke G, 2005, 'Impact of the Young Offenders Act', in Chan J (ed.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offenders Act 1997, edn. Original, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 171 - 186
    Book Chapters | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2005, 'Conclusion: Reshaping Juvenile Justice', in Chan J (ed.), Reshaping Juvenile Justice: The NSW Young Offenders Act 1997, edn. Original, Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney, pp. 187 - 197
    Books | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2003, Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Doran SM; Chan JB, 2003, 'Doing Gender', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 276 - 300
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Negotiating the Field', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 248 - 275
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Taking on the Culture', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 201 - 247
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Learning in the Field', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 145 - 200
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Joning the Organization', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 62 - 79
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Doran SM, 2003, 'Research Organization and Methods', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 41 - 61
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Organizational Socialization and Professionalism', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 3 - 40
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Police and new technologies', in Newburn T (ed.), Handbook of Policing, edn. 1, Willan Publishing, Cullompton, Devon, UK, pp. 655 - 679
    Book Chapters | 2003
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2003, 'Conclusion: Learning the Art of Policing', in Chan J (ed.), Fair Cop: Learning the Art of Policing, edn. Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 301 - 330
    Books | 2001
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chesterman MR; Chan JB; Hampton S, 2001, Managing Prejudicial Publicity: an empirical study of criminal jury trials in New South Wales, Original, Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales, NSW
    Books | 2001
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Doran SM; Brereton D; Legosz M, 2001, E-policing: The Impact of Information Technology on Police Practices, Original, Queensland Criminal Justice Commission, Brisbane, Australia
    Book Chapters | 2000
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2000, '¿Backstage Punishment: Police Violence, Occupational Culture and Criminal Justice¿', in Violence and Police Culture, edn. Original, Melbourne University Press, Carlton, Vic, pp. 85 - 108
    Book Chapters | 1999
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 1999, 'Police Culture', in A Culture of Corruption: Changing an Australian Police Service, edn. Original, Hawkins Press, Sydney, NSW, pp. 98 - 137
    Book Chapters | 1997
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 1997, 'Understanding Juvenile Crime: A REview of Traditional and Contemporary Theories', in Juvenile Crime, Justice and Corrections, edn. Original, Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, pp. 25 - 42
    Books | 1997
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 1997, Changing Police Culture: Policing in a Multicultural Society, Original, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne
    Book Chapters | 1996
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 1996, 'Police racism: Experiences and reforms', in The teeth are smiling: the persistence of racism in multicultural Australia, edn. Original, Allen and Unwin, St Leonards, NSW
    Books | 1995
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL; Barnes L, 1995, The price of justice? Lengthy criminal trials in Australia, Original, Hawkins Press, Sydney
    Book Chapters | 1994
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 1994, 'Policing Youth in Ethnic Communities: Is Community Policing the Answer?', in White R; Alder C (ed.), The Police and Young People in Australia, edn. Original, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne
    Books | 1992
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 1992, Doing Less Time Penal Reform in Crisis, Gaunt
    Books | 1991
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Ericson R; Baranek P; Chan JBL, 1991, Representing Order: Crime, Law and Justice in the News Media, Original, University of Toronto Press, Toronto
    Books | 1989
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Ericson R; Baranek P; Chan JBL, 1989, Negotiating Control: A Study of News Sources, Original, University of Toronto Press & Open University Press, Toronto
    Book Chapters | 1987
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1987, 'The limits of sentencing reform', in Zdenkowski G (ed.), The Criminal Injustice System, Pluto Press, Sydney
    Books | 1987
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Ericson R; Baranek P; Chan JBL, 1987, Visualizing Deviance: A Study of News Organization, Original, University of Toronto Press and Open University Press, Toronto
  • Journal articles | 2020
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Bennett Moses L; Logan S, 2020, 'Rules in information sharing for security', Criminology and Criminal Justice, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895820960199
    Journal articles | 2019
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Bennett Moses L; Chan J, 2019, 'Algorithmic prediction in policing: assumptions, evaluation, and accountability', Policing and Society, vol. 28, pp. 806 - 822, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2016.1253695
    Journal articles | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Poynton S; Chan J; Vogt M; Grunseit A; Bruce J, 2018, 'Assessing the Effectiveness of Welbeing Initiatives for Lawyers and Support Staff', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 41, pp. 584 - 619
    Journal articles | 2017
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Bennett Moses LK, 2017, 'Making Sense of Big Data for Security', The British Journal of Criminology: an international review of crime and society, vol. 57, pp. 299 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azw059
    Journal articles | 2017
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Smith GJD; Moses LB; Chan J, 2017, 'The challenges of doing criminology in the big data era: Towards a digital and data-driven approach', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 57, pp. 259 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azw096
    Journal articles | 2016
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Bennett Moses L, 2016, 'Is Big Data challenging criminology?', Theoretical Criminology, vol. 20, pp. 21 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362480615586614
    Journal articles | 2015
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2015, 'Conceptualising legal culture and lawyering stress', International Journal of the Legal Profession, vol. 21, pp. 213 - 232, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09695958.2015.1016029
    Journal articles | 2014
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Bruce J; Gonsalves R, 2014, 'Seeking and finding: Creative processes of 21st century painters', Poetics, vol. 48, pp. 21 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.poetic.2014.11.001
    Journal articles | 2014
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Bennett Moses LK; chan J, 2014, 'Using Big Data for Legal and Law Enforcement Decisions: Testing the New Tools', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 37, pp. 643 - 678, https://ros.unsw.edu.au/viewobject.html?id=432604&cid=1
    Journal articles | 2014
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2014, 'Depression, anxiety and stress in the legal profession', Law Institute Journal, vol. 88, pp. 40 - 43, http://www.liv.asn.au/Practice-Resources/Law-Institute-Journal/Archived-Issues/LIJ-December-2014
    Journal articles | 2014
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Poynton S; Bruce J, 2014, 'Lawyering, Stress and Work Culture: An Australian Study', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 37, pp. 1062 - 1102, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/t2_chan_poynton_and_bruce.pdf
    Journal articles | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Thomas K; Chan J, 2013, 'Negotiating the paradox of creative autonomy in the making of artists', Studies in Art Education, vol. 54, pp. 260 - 272, http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=vth&AN=87493420&site=ehost-live
    Journal articles | 2013
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2013, 'Ethnography as Practice: Is Validity an Issue', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 25, pp. 503 - 516, http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=tsh&AN=89665488&site=ehost-live
    Journal articles | 2011
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2011, 'Racial profiling and police subculture', Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, vol. 53, pp. 75 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/cjccj.53.1.75
    Journal articles | 2010
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL; Doran SM; Marel C, 2010, 'Doing and Undoing Gender in Policing', Theoretical Criminology, vol. 14, pp. 425 - 446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362480610376408
    Journal articles | 2009
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Doran SM, 2009, 'Staying in the job: Job satisfaction among mid-career police officers', Policing, vol. 3, pp. 66 - 77
    Journal articles | 2008
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2008, 'Studying Life On Mars: Police Culture Into The Future', Cahiers Politiestudies, vol. 9, pp. 95 - 109, http://217.21.184.146/cps_new/index.php?option=com_content&task=category&sectionid=6&id=22&Itemid=48
    Journal articles | 2008
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Gonsalves R; Chan JB, 2008, 'Creating Fiction: Bourdieu`s Theory and Writing Practice', Text: JOURNAL OF WRITING AND WRITING COURSES, vol. 12, http://www.textjournal.com.au/april08/gonsalves_chan.htm
    Journal articles | 2007
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2007, 'Making sense of police reform', Theoretical Criminology, vol. 11 (3), pp. 323 - 345, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362480607079581
    Journal articles | 2007
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Dixon D, 2007, 'The Politics of Police Reform: Ten years after the Royal Commission into the New South Wales Police Service', Criminology & Criminal Justice, vol. 7 (4), pp. 443 - 468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1748895807082068
    Journal articles | 2007
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2007, 'Dangerous art and suspicious packages', Law Text Culture, vol. 11, pp. 51 - 69
    Journal articles | 2006
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2006, 'Arresting images: Crime and policing in front of the television camera', Journal of Sociology, vol. 42, pp. 94 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/144078330604200107
    Journal articles | 2004
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2004, '`Using Pierre Bourdieu`s Framework for Understanding Police Culture`', Droit et Societe, vol. 56-57, pp. 327 - 347
    Journal articles | 2004
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Bargen J; Luke G; Clancey GR, 2004, 'Regulating police discretion: An assessment of the impact of the NSW Young Offenders Act 1997', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 28 No.2, pp. 72 - 92
    Journal articles | 2004
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2004, '8 Bags', Surveillance and Society, vol. 1
    Journal articles | 2001
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2001, 'Negotiating the Field: New Observations on the Making of Police Officers', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 34, pp. 114 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486580103400202
    Journal articles | 2001
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2001, 'The technological game: How information technology is transforming police practice', Criminology & Criminal Justice, vol. 1, pp. 139 - 159
    Journal articles | 2000
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2000, 'Globalisation, Reflexivity and the Practice of Criminology`', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 33, pp. 118 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486580003300202
    Journal articles | 1999
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 1999, 'Governing police practice: Limits of the new accountability', British Journal of Sociology, vol. 50, pp. 251 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-4446.1999.00251.x
    Journal articles | 1999
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 1999, 'Governing Police Practice:Limits of the New Accountability', British Journal of Sociology, pp. 265 - 267
    Journal articles | 1996
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan KL, 1996, 'Changing police culture', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 36, pp. 109 - 134, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.bjc.a014061
    Journal articles | 1996
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 1996, 'Changing Police Culture', British Journal of Criminology, vol. 36, pp. 109 - 134
    Journal articles | 1995
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1995, 'Systematically distorted communications? Criminological Knowledge, media representation and public policy', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology
    Journal articles | 1995
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan KL, 1995, 'Damage control: media representation and responses to police deviance', Law Text Culture, vol. 2, pp. 32 - 60
    Journal articles | 1994
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1994, 'Crime Prevention and the Lure of Relevance a Response to Adam Sutton', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 27, pp. 25 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486589402700105
    Journal articles | 1992
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 1992, 'The Privatisation of Punishment: A Review of the Key Issues', Australian Journal of Social Issues, vol. 27, pp. 223 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1839-4655.1992.tb00908.x
    Journal articles | 1991
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1991, 'A computerised sentencing information system for New South Wales Courts', Computer, Law and Practice, vol. 7, pp. 137 - 150
    Journal articles | 1991
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1991, ''Decarceration and Imprisonment in New South Wales: A Historical Analysis of Early Release'', UNSW Law JOurnal, vol. 13
    Journal articles | 1990
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1990, ''The NSW Sentencing Act 1989: Where Does Truth Lie?', Criminal Law Journal
    Journal articles | 1990
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1990, ''Decarceration: A Case for Theory Building Through Empirical Research'', Law in context (Bundoora, Vic.), vol. 8, pp. 32 - 77
    Journal articles | 1987
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 1987, 'Review essay: Visions of a new penology', Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 20, pp. 54 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/000486588702000106
    Journal articles | 1986
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Zdenkowski G, 1986, 'Just Alternatives: Trends and Issues in the deinstitutionalisaiton of punishment', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, vol. 19
    Journal articles | 1985
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Cheung Y-W, 1985, 'Ethnic Resources and Business Enterprise: A Study of Chinese Businesses in Toronto', Human Organization, vol. 44, pp. 142 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.17730/humo.44.2.p488821t2362q17u
    Journal articles | 1982
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Doob A, 1982, ''Factors Affecting Police Decisions to Take Juveniles to Court'', Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice / Revue canadienne de criminologie et de justice pénale, vol. 24, pp. 25 - 25
    Journal articles | 1978
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Hagan J; Gillis AR; Chan J, 1978, 'Explaining Official Delinquency: a Spatial Study of Class, Conflict and Control', The Sociological Quarterly, vol. 19, pp. 386 - 398, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1533-8525.1978.tb01183.x
    Journal articles | 1974
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Waller I; Chan J, 1974, ''Prison Use; A Canadian and International Comparison'', Criminal Law Quarterly, vol. 17, pp. 47 - 71
  • Reports | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    De Koker L; Bennett Moses L; Chan J; Mendelson D; Vaile D; Maurushat A, 2018, Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative International Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law – Comparative Report, https://www.d2dcrc.com.au/m/u/2018/08/30/comparative-report-june-2018.pdf
    Reports | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    De Koker L; Chan J; Bennett Moses L; Mendelson D; Maurushat A; Vaile D; James A, 2018, Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative International Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law – Australia Report, https://www.d2dcrc.com.au/m/u/2018/08/30/australia-report-june-2018_O8RxnPu.pdf
    Reports | 2018
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J; Maurushat A; de Koker L; Vaile D; Mendelson D; Bennett Moses LK, 2018, Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law - Methodology Report, Data tp Decisions CRC
    Reports | 2017
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    de Koker L; Bennett Moses LK; Mendelson D; Chan J; Vaile D; Maurushat A, 2017, Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative International Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law – Comparative Report, Data to Decisions CRC
    Reports | 2004
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB; Oxley DJ, 2004, The Deterrant Effects of Capital Punishment, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, Sydney, Australia, Crime and Justice Bulletin
  • Creative Works (non-textual) | 2020
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan J, 2020, 20 works presented in solo exhibition: 280,000 Steps: On the road from Robe to Ballarat, 280,000 Steps: On the road from Robe to Ballarat, AIRspace Projects Gallery One, 03 July 2020 - 19 July 2020, medium: 10 digital images, 5 papercuts, 4 rock rubbings, 1 video, at: https://www.airspaceprojects.com.au/janet-chan
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2017
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2017, My Data, My Self, The Cloud in Rapids: Transformation from Knowledge to Bits, SEA Foundation, Tilburg, The Netherlands, 19 May 2017 - 16 June 2017, medium: Digital video, at: http://www.seafoundation.eu/cloud-in-rapids/
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2010
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2010, Mounting Evidence series, Triplicated, Chalkhorse; Surry Hills, 09 July 2010 - 17 July 2010
    Theses / Dissertations | 2008
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JBL, 2008, Mounting Evidence: Traces of Thing to Come, UNSW
    Theses / Dissertations | 2008
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Bruce J; Chan JBL, 2008, Facilitating restorative justice: A study of conference convenors, UNSW
    Theses / Dissertations | 2005
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Briscoe SM; Chan JB; Weatherburn D, 2005, Deterrence, punishment severity and drink driving
    Creative Works (non-textual) | 2004
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2004, Imaging the Object, Society of the Arts
    Creative Written Works | 2002
    Emeritus Professor Janet Chan
    Chan JB, 2002, Borders of the Risk Society, Citystate, Boon-Kuo L; Sullivan G; Sentas V, (eds.), UTS Community Law and Legal Research Centre

Awards

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia (2002)

Distinguished Criminologist Award, ANZ Society of Criminology (2015)

Grants

2018-2019 (as leader of project with Academy of Social Sciences in Australia) Australian Research Council Linkage Academy Special Project: 'The Use of Big Data for Social Policy: Benefits and risks'. ($170,000)

 

2017-2020 (as participant/partner in project led by C Sanders) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Partnership Development Grant: ‘Conceptions of Police Intelligence: Building a Cross-National Comparative Analysis of Practices and Frameworks’. ($200,000 CAD)

 

2016-2017 (as key researcher in project led by L. de Koker and L. Bennett Moses) Data to Decisions CRC: 'Practical perspectives on a balanced, enabling regulatory framework for data-based decsion-support technologies used by law enforcement and national security in Australia'.  ($418,000)

 

2016 (as key researcher in project led by L. Bennett Moses) Data to Decisions CRC: 'Guiding principles in the design, regulation, implementation, governance and oversight of data-based decision-support technologies for law enforcement and national security'. ($69,000)

 

2015-2019 (as collaborator in project led by C. Sanders) Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant: 'Technology and data science in policing: a study of crime analysts in Canada'. ($107,375 CAD)

 

2014-2016 (as leader of project) Data to Decisions CRC: ‘Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative International Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada’. ($467,450) 

 

2014-2019 (as key researcher in Law and Policy Program, Centre bid led by S. Mazumdar, consortium of universities and industry partners) Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre. ($25,000,000)

 

2012-2015 (with S. Poynton and J. Bruce) Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant: 'Creating a Supportive Culture for Legal Services: A Study of Work Stress, Workplace Culture and Wellbeing Programs for Lawyers and Support Staff' - Partner Organisation Legal Aid NSW ($157,495 from ARC; $60,000 from Legal Aid NSW plus in-kind contributions.)

 

2011-2013 ARC Discovery Grant - 'Legal Culture, Work Stress and Professional Practice: A Study of Australian Lawyers' ($240,000)

 

2010-2012 (with J. Bolitho) ARC Linkage Grant - 'Restorative Justice for Victims and Serious Offenders' - Industry Partner NSW Department of Corrective Services ($215,000 from ARC; $60,000 from DCS plus in-kind contributions.)

 

2007 (with L. Mann and Academy of Social Sciences in Austrlia) ARC Linkage Academy Special Project - 'Creativity and Innovation: Social Science Perspectives' ($60,000)

 

2005-2009 ARC Discovery Grant - 'Creative Culture: The development of innovative research practices in science, technology and art' ($575,000)

 

2004-2006 (with N. Brown) ARC Discovery Grant -' The Making of Creative Artists' ($160,000)

 

2003-2004 ARC Discovery Grant - 'Police Culture and Professionalism: A Followup Study of Recruits'. ($104,000)

 

2000-2002 ARC Strategic Partnership with Industry - Research and Training (SPIRT) grant - 'Reshaping Juvenile Justice: A Study of the Young Offenders Act 1997' - Industry Partner: Department of Juvenile Justice and Aboriginal Justice Advisory Council. ($160,000 from ARC; $60,000 from DJJ plus in-kind contributions.)

 

1998-2000 ARC SPIRT grant - 'The Impact of Information Technology on Police Organisations' - Industry Partner: Criminal Justice Commission ($85,000 from ARC; $18,000 from CJC plus in-kind contributions.)

 

1998-99 (with M. Chesterman) Australian Research Council SPIRT grant - 'Managing the Impact of Media Publicity on Criminal Jury Trials' - Industry Partner: Justice Research Centre. ($95,000 from ARC; $47,000 from JRC plus in-kind contributions)

 

1995-97 Australian Research Council Collaborative Grant - 'Police Culture and Professionalism' - Industry Partner: NSW Police Service ($115,000 from ARC; $76,000 from NSWPS plus in-kind contributions.)

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