Doctor Maggie Hall

Doctor Maggie Hall

Lecturer In Social Work,
Social Work And Community Welfare (ssap)

Lecturer In Social Work,
Social Work And Community Welfare (ssap)


Dr Maggie Hall is a criminologist, criminal lawyer and social worker with a national and developing international reputation for her path-breaking research on prisons and prison rights. In her role as a public intellectual she regularly responds to media, official and academic requests for expert advice and commentary on key  issues in criminal justice and penality.  Dr Hall is currently expanding her portfolio of publications with a range articles in refereed jnls and a forthcoming monograph with a flagship international publisher in law, criminology and criminal justice

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  • PhD University of New South Wales
  • LLM University of Sydney
  • GradDipLeg University of Technology, Sydney
  • LLB University of Technology, Sydney
  • BSS University of Sydney

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Social Work And Community Welfare (ssap)
  • Social Work And Community Welfare (ssap)


Phone: (02) 9772 6554
Location: 3.7.10

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  • Hall, M. (2016), 'The Lived Sentence: Rethinking Sentencing, Risk and Rehabilitation', : Palgrave 9783319450377.

Journal Articles

  • Hall, M. and Rossmanith, K. (2016), 'Imposed stories : prisoner self-narratives in the criminal justice system in New South Wales, Australia', International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol 5, no 1 , pp 38 - 51.
  • Hall, M. (2010), 'Key themes in New South Wales criminal justice', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol 22, no 1 , pp 19 - 43.

2008-14 "The Lived Sentence" Ethnographic research in NSW prisons , Australian Prisons Project, ARC funded, Phd

2014-present "Fusion and Reform"- CI on project interviewing post release prisoners.Funded through Professor Harvey Whitehouse, Oxford University -ESRC grant

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Title: The Drum ABC TV
Description: Chemical castration of sex offenders

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