Professor Michael Salter
Professor

Professor Michael Salter

BA (Hons), PhD

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Social Sciences

Dr Michael Salter is the Scientia Associate Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences at UNSW and an expert in child sexual exploitation and gendered violence. Michael applies critical and feminist theory to the study of complex trauma, with a focus on intersections with technology. Michael sits on the Board of Directors of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, and he is an advisor to the Australian Office of the eSafety Commissioner, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection and White Ribbon Australia. He is Associate Editor of Child Abuse Review and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation. 

  • 2021 Appointed a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
  • 2020 UNSW ARC Postgraduate Supervision award
  • 2018 Morton Prince Award for Scientific Achievement - International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
  • 2017 High Commendation for the ANZSOC Allen Austin Bartholomew Award – Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
  • 2017 People’s Choice Award – Western Sydney University Research Impact Competition – Western Sydney University
  • 2014 New Scholar Award – Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology