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Visiting Professor - Philip Birch

Professor Philip Birch

Visiting Professor Philip Birch is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Policing in the University of Technology Sydney.  He has previously held posts at the University of Western Sydney, the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and the University of Huddersfield in United Kingdom (UK).

Prior to entering academia Philip worked as a criminologist in the field holding posts in the UK prison service as well as in the crime and disorder field, which involved managing a specialist crime unit.

Philip has published internationally, including books, book chapters, peer reviewed articles and Government reports in his main areas of research – offender management and rehabilitation; police, prisons and probation practices; gender inclusive violence, with a particular focus on domestic family violence, and sex work.

Philip was the co-founder and inaugural editor in chief of the Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice (JCRPP, 2014-2017) and Abuse: An International Impact Journal (2020 – Present). He is also the editor in chief of Salus: An International Journal for Law Enforcement and Public Safety (2018 – Present) and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research.

For a full list of publications, please see here.