ISABELLE BARTKOWIAK-THÉRON (Australia)

    ISABELLE BARTKOWIAK-THÉRON (Australia)

    Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Theron works at the University of Tasmania and specializes in socio-legal studies, with a particular interest in police interaction with vulnerable people. Lead senior researcher on the vulnerability, police education, and law enforcement and public health research streams at the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies. Coordinates the Tasmania Police Recruit Course for the University, within which she teaches on police interactions with vulnerable people and the related legislation. Within the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association, Isabelle heads up the Education Special Interest Group, and sits on the First Responders Mental Health Special Interest Group. She has been the deputy chair of the Tasmanian Social Science Human Research Ethics Committee since 2018. She also occasionally consults on the UNODC on vulnerability matters and international curricula. Isabelle sits on various international journal editorial committees, and on international and Australian charitable, professional and research governance boards, such as Connect42 (a Tasmanian charity that aims to promote literacy as a public health issue) the Australian Institute of Police Management Ethical Review and Research Governance Advisory Committee, and the Australia New Zealand Society of Criminology. She sits on the Australian Crime Prevention Council as the executive member for Tasmania, and on the Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Council.