- Criminology and Justice
- Diversity, Crime and Justice
- Youth Justice
- Understanding and preventing sexual violence and abuse
- Assessment and treatment of sexual and violent offenders
- Realist program evaluation
- Crime prevention
Susan is a psychologist and forensic practitioner with over 24 years' clinical and research experience in the sexual violence and abuse fields.
Prior to moving to an academic role, she held leadership positions at Griffith University's Griffith Youth Forensic Service and Neighbourhoods Project, focused on responding to and preventing sexual violence and abuse.
Susan's current clinical and research focus is on understanding and preventing sexual violence and abuse, including in Australian Indigenous communities and on program evaluation using realist methods. She is widely consulted, and presents nationally and internationally, on prevention and intervention services.
Susan has a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology and is currently finalising her PhD investigating concentrations of sexual violence.