Dr Judy Putt
PhD (ANU), M. Phil. degree in criminology (Cambridge). B.A (Hons.) (University of Western Australia)
With a doctorate in social anthropology from the ANU and a master’s degree in criminology from Cambridge University, Dr Judy Putt has undertaken extensive research in crime and justice with a focus on action-oriented, mixed-methods, and on practice and policy relevance. Her current projects include a study of the use and efficacy of protection orders in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and assisting with a multi-site, four year study of sorcery accusation related violence in PNG. In 2017 she was part of a research team that completed an assessment of the RAMSI legacy for Pacific policing. Her publication record includes major research and evaluation reports, including those that have focused on domestic and family violence, community safety in remote Australia, and criminal justice reform. She has also co-authored numerous papers and journal articles on a wide range of topics related to crime and justice.
Domestic and family violence, community safety and crime prevention, evaluation and feminist methodologies, transnational and resource crime, policing and criminal justice reform
Workshops on safety and wellbeing of Pacific workers in Australia
Throughout 2022, researchers from ANU’s Department of Pacific Affairs have been investigating the safety and wellbeing experiences of men and women who are working in Australia with the
New research released on family protection orders in Papua New Guinea
New research is now available on the use and efficacy of family protection orders in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
Study to investigate safety and wellbeing of Pacific workers in Australia
Researchers at ANU Department of Pacific Affairs are embarking on a study to investigate the safety and wellbeing of workers under the Pacific Australia Lab
Recording now available - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region
On 9 December 2021 the Australian National University (ANU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) co-convened a ‘Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region’.
Event next week - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region
On 9 December 2021, the Australian National University and the Pacific Community (SPC) are hosting an online symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region from 9am-5pm Canberra time.
Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region - Call for expressions of interest
The Australian National University, in conjunction with the Pacific Community (SPC), is planning to convene a virtual symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region on 9 December 2021.
Australian Research Council Discovery Grant funding awarded
Sexual violence against children is a widespread social problem in Papua New Guinea, where capacity to respond to reported incidents is limited and only a minority of cases are reported to police.
Dr Judy Putt discusses low conviction rates in PNG despite high domestic violence rates
The 2018 Crime and Safety Perceptions Survey in PNG indicated that domestic violenc
PNG researchers share their experiences in film
In a short film commissioned by the Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) and released here today, five PNG researchers share their experiences of doing res
New report on Protection Orders in Lae, PNG
A new report authored by DPA’s Judy Putt, as well as Theresa Phillips, Davida Thomas and Lindy Kanan, details the results of a study into the the uptake and efficacy of family protection orders(FPO