Dr Andy Kaladelfos (They/Them) is Lecturer in Criminology and Deputy Postgraduate Coordinator in School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales. Prior to UNSW, Andy was Senior Research Fellow at the Griffith Criminology Institute, Griffith University (2012-2018) and co-created 'The Prosecution Project', a history of the criminal trial in Australia: https://prosecutionproject.griffith.edu.au/
Andy's research specialities are sexual and gender-based violence, queer criminology, immigration regulation, and homophobic and transphobic violence. Originally trained in history, Andy's research is interdisciplinary, using methods and approaches from historical studies, legal studies, criminology, psychology, feminist studies and digital humanities to analyse how experiences of and responses to violence change over time, to examine the nature of the criminal justice system, and the shifting relationship between law and society. Andy's research combines quantitative and qualitative methods to explain longitudinal trends in changing legal, political, and social contexts.
Andy is the author of 27 peer-reviewed publications on these topics, has held numerous large-scale national grants including the current ARCDP (2019-2024) ’Australian Violence: Understanding Victimisation in History’ ($388,904).
Andy is a proud transmasculine, non-binary and queer person, a member of the UNSW’s LGBTIQ Working Group, the Ally Network, the Australian Hate Crime Network, and numerous LGBTIQ community organisations.
Andy is available for honours, masters and PhD supervision on any areas relating to their interests.