Dr Danielle Tyson is a Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University. She is a graduate of La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia (Bachelor of Arts with First-Class Honours in Legal Studies) and the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (PhD in Criminology). Prior to Monash University, Dr Danielle Tyson taught Criminology in the School of Applied Social Sciences at the University of Brighton, England (2002-2003), the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (2004 – 2006) and Legal Studies at La Trobe University, Victoria, Australia (2007).
Dr Danielle Tyson’s research takes a feminist approach to examining issues of family violence with a particular focus on criminal law, intimate partner homicide, law reform, and legal and service responses to the killing of children, or filicide, in the context of separation.
Currently Dr Tyson is involved in three research projects that focus on gendered violence: Domestic Homicide and Law Reform; the Monash Filicide Research Project and Youth, mobiletechnologies and gender politics project.
Dr Tyson is the author of Sex, Culpability and the Defence of Provocation (2013, Routledge).
- The Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
- The Socio-Legal Studies Association
- The Homicide Research Working Group
- The Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand Inc.
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