PROF Alison Young

PROF Alison Young


  • Cultural Representations of Law, Crime and Justice (culture, film and television, visual communication, cultural criminology)
  • Cultural criminology
  • Graffiti and Street Art (graffiti, street art, young people, regulation, cultural criminology, street art)
  • Rape and sexual violence, homicide, crime, law and subcultures
  • Socio-Legal Responses to Art (art, regulation, justice, judgment)



Member of

  • Centre for Media and Communications Law, University of Melbourne. Standard 2005 - 2009
  • Law and Literature Association of Australia. Vice-President 2004 - 2009
  • Law and Literature Association of Australia. President 2003


Selected publications


Investigator on

Additional Grant Information

  • 2003 Visiting Research Fellow, Dept of Law, Birkbeck College, University of London

    2000 Karl Lowenstein Fellowship in Political Science and Jurisprudence, Amherst College

    2008 Visiting Fellow, Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Cambridge 1988
  • MPhil, University of Cambridge 1985
  • LLB, The University of Edinburgh 1984

Awards and honors

  • Economic and Social Research Council, U.K., 1985



Available for supervision

  • Y