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Elizabeth Stanley

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Elizabeth Stanley is a Professor and Director of the Institute of Criminology, at Te Herenga Waka/Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Her research focuses on state crime, human rights, incarceration and issues of justice, and she has published on these issues with regard to events in New Zealand, South Africa, Chile, Timor-Leste, West Papua and the UK. Her publications include: ‘The Aotearoa Handbook of Criminology‘ (Auckland University Press, 2021); ‘Human Rights and Incarceration’ (Palgrave, 2018); ‘State Crime and Resistance’ (Routledge, 2013) and ‘Torture, Truth and Justice’ (Routledge, 2009). Her monograph ‘The Road to Hell’ (Auckland University Press, 2016) contributed to the 2018 establishment of a Royal Commission into Abuse in Care in New Zealand. She held a prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowship from 2014-2019.

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