ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of History at Griffith University, Australia
Mark Finnane is ARC Laureate Fellow and Professor of History at Griffith University, where he works as a researcher in the Griffith Criminology Institute. Mark’s doctoral research on mental illness is the foundation for his later work on the history of policing, punishment and criminal justice.
His most recent book is (with Heather Douglas) Indigenous Crime and Settler Law: White Sovereignty after Empire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), a study of the criminal law’s response to Aboriginal crimes of violence over the last two centuries. In 2013 he was awarded an ARC Laureate Fellowship (2013-18) to research the history of prosecution and the criminal trial in Australia.
Summary Making use of a purpose-built structured database with the flexibility to capture data from a variety of different sources and jurisdictions, and enabling a productive partnership between researchers and volunteer transcribers, the Prosecution Project is a platform for revolutionising our understanding of criminal justice histories. We plan to extend the functionality of this database […]