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Dr. Alyce McGovern Visits the College of Justice and Safety

Dr. Alyce McGovern Visits the College of Justice and Safety

Dr. Alyce McGovern, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia is visiting the College of Justice Safety at Eastern Kentucky University during September.

Dr. McGovern's areas of research include police media relations (police public relations activities, police use of social media, police reality television); sexting and young people; and street craft and cultural criminology. Dr. McGovern is the co-author of two influential books in criminology Sexting and Young People and Policing and the Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications. Her third book, Crafty Crimes: Craftivism, Yarn Bombing and Criminal Crafts, will be published soon. She recently edited a special issue of Current Issues in Criminal Justice on crime, media and new technologies. In addition, Dr. McGovern has published seven book chapters and twelve research articles in major refereed journals.

Published on August 30, 2016

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