Keynote speaker: Avi Brisman

Avi Brisman (MFA, JD, PhD) is a Professor in the School of Justice Studies at Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, Kentucky, USA), an Adjunct Professor in the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia), an Honorary Professor at Newcastle Law School at the University of Newcastle (Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia), and a University Fellow at the Centre of Law and Social Justice at the University of Newcastle (Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia).  He is also Associate Editor of Crime Media Culture, Book Review Editor of the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, and Immediate Past Editor-in-Chief of Critical Criminology: An International Journal. 

His books include Fieldnotes on a Study of Young People’s Perceptions of Crime and Justice: Scaffolding as Structure (Routledge, 2022); Introdução à criminologia verde: Perspectivas críticas, decoloniais e do Sul [Introduction to Green Criminology: Critical, Decolonial and Southern] (Tirant Lo Blanch, 2021), co-edited with Marília de Nardin Budó, David Rodríguez Goyes, Lorenzo Natali, and Ragnhild Sollund; Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology (2013, 2020), co-edited with Nigel South; Water, Crime and Security in the Twenty-First Century: Too Dirty, Too Little, Too Much (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018), co-authored with Bill McClanahan, Nigel South and Reece Walters; Environmental Crime in Latin America: The Theft of Nature and the Poisoning of the Land (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), co-edited with David Rodríguez Goyes, Hanneke Mol, and Nigel South; Introducción a la criminología verde. Conceptos para nuevos horizontes y diálogos socioambientales [Introduction to Green Criminology: Concepts for New Horizons and Socio-Environmental Dialogues] (Editorial Temis S.A. and Universidad Antonio Nariño, Fondo Editorial, 2017), co-edited with Hanneke Mol, David Rodríguez Goyes and Nigel South; The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts (2017), co-edited with Eamonn Carrabine and Nigel South; Geometries of Crime: How Young People Perceive Crime and Justice (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016); Environmental Crime and Social Conflict: Contemporary and Emerging Issues (Ashgate, 2015), co-edited with Nigel South and Rob White; and Green Cultural Criminology: Constructions of Environmental Harm, Consumerism, and Resistance to Ecocide (Routledge, 2014), co-authored with Nigel South.  

In 2015, he received the Critical Criminologist of the Year Award from the American Society of Criminology’s Division on Critical Criminology.  His work has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Italian, Portuguese, Slovenian and Spanish.