Lorana Bartels is a Professor of Criminology with the Centre for Social Research and Methods.
Her research focuses on various aspects of the criminal justice system. Her key areas of interest are courts and sentencing; prisons, community corrections and correctional policy; and the treatment of women and Indigenous peoples.
Lorana's recent and current projects include the first evaluation of a prison yoga program in Australia; an evaluation of the Family Violence Act 2016 (ACT); and a project on public opinion around sentencing for sex offences.
She is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and a member of the editorial boards of the Alternative Law Journal, Criminal Law Journal, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology and SAGE Handbook on Domestic Violence.