Dr Alyce McGovern is an Associate Professor in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW, Sydney, Australia. She has researched widely in the area of crime and media, including police-media relations, police use of social media, young people and sexting, and craftivism. She is the co-author of Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications (2013 with Lee, Routledge), Sexting and Young People (2015 with Crofts, Lee and Milivojevic, Palgrave) and author of Craftivism and Yarn Bombing: A Criminological Exploration ( 2019 Palgrave). In 2015 Alyce guest edited the Current Issues in Criminal Justice journal's Special Issue on Crime, Media and New Technologies.
2017 UNSW Arts and Social Sciences Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence
Awarded 2018 - Research on the role of media in CRV/CVE - Public Safety Canada
Awarded 2011 - Sexting and Young People: Perceptions, Practices, Policy and Law - Criminology Research Council, Australian Institute of Criminology
Crime and the media, police media relations, police and social media, yarn bombing and craftivism, criminology education.