Kerry CarringtonKerry Lyn Carrington (born 1962) is an Australian criminologist, and a research professor at the School of Justice at the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She formerly served as head of the QUT School of Justice. She is editor-in-chief of the ''International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy''. She is known for her work on gender and violence, feminist criminology, southern criminology, youth justice and girls' violence, and global justice and human rights. She has been described by Open University Professor of Criminology Reece Walters as "one of Australia’s most influential critical criminologists."
Carrington earned her PhD in sociology at Macquarie University in 1985. She received the Distinguished Scholar Award of the American Society of Criminology in 2014. Her publication ''Resource Boom Underbelly: The criminological impact of mining'' won the 2012 Allen Austin Bartholomew Award. She co-edited the ''Palgrave Handbook in Criminology and the Global South'' (2018).
Carrington is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and was the vice chair of the Division of Critical Criminology of the American Society of Criminology until 2019, and a member of the editorial boards of ''Feminist Criminology'', ''Critical Criminology'' Journal of Criminology, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Delito y Sociedad (Crime and Society), Asian Journal of Criminology; Revista Latinoamericana de Sociología and ''Criminology & Criminal Justice''. Provided by Wikipedia