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Juliet Rogers

Associate Professor In Criminology
social sciences
government & law
political science
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Juliet Rogers

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Juliet Rogers


Dr Juliet Rogers is an Associate Professor in Criminology in the School of Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She previously taught at the Melbourne Law School where she completed her PhD in 2008 on ‘Fantasies of Female Circumcision: Flesh, Law and Freedom Through Psychoanalysis’.

She was an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow 2012-2016, undertaking an examination of the Quality of Remorse: after periods of political and military conflict. Juliet has recently been a Visiting Fellow at the European University Institute, Italy; Yale Law School, US; University of Cape Town Law School, South Africa and at Queens University Law School, Belfast. She is currently a Visiting Fellow at the University of Bologna, Italy, and a Research Fellow at the Birkbeck Institute for Social Research, UK. She is a member of the editorial boards of Law, Text, Culture and the Australian Feminist Law Journal.

Prior to her academic career she was a therapist in the trauma field and a manager and youth worker in the community sector. This work gives her specialized knowledge in empirical research with marginalized communities. She has undertaken further study in psychoanalysis, education and groupwork. She has published extensively in the areas of political, legal and postcolonial theory using psychoanalysis as a tool for interrogating the subject's relation to prohibition and sovereignty. Juliet supervises research higher degrees in the fields of trauma, psychoanalysis, postcolonial and legal theory. She has a particular interest in work on transitional justice and projects engaging with the rhetoric and practices of reconciliation and conflict resolution, including those that involve the application of artistic media.

Scholarly Works

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Associate Professor In Criminology

Social And Political Sciences

Council Member

Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand

Editorial Board Member

Australian Feminist Law Journal


Doctor of Philosophy LAW

University of Melbourne


La Trobe University


La Trobe University