Dr Emma Antrobus

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Science
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 334 69306


Emma Antrobus is a criminology lecturer and researcher with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course in the School of Social Science. Emma has a background in social psychology and has interests in the legitimacy of social agencies and youth involvement in the criminal justice system. Her recent research focuses on randomized controlled trials examining the impact of police behaviour and legitimacy, and interventions for young people at risk.

Research Interests

  • Experimental criminology
  • Policing
  • At-risk youth
  • Jury decision-making


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor (Honours) of Psychological Science, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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  • Cherney, Adrian, Antrobus, Emma, Bennett, Sarah, Murphy, Bevan and Newman, Mike (2019). Evidence-based policing: A survey of police attitudes. Australian Institute of Criminology. doi: 10.52922/ti85540

  • Mazerolle, Lorraine, Sargeant, Elise, Cherney, Adrian, Bennett, Sarah, Murphy, Kristina, Antrobus, Emma and Martin, Peter (2014). Procedural justice and legitimacy in policing. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-04543-6

  • Mazerolle, Lorraine, Meyer, Silke, Antrobus, Emma and White, Gentry (2011). An assessment of the Coordinated Response to Young People at Risk (CRYPAR) program. St. Lucia, QLD, Australia: Institute for Social Science Research (Policing and Security Program), The University of Queensland.

Book Chapter

  • Bennett, Sarah, Mazerolle, Lorraine, Antrobus, Emma, Martin, Peter and Hine, Lorelei (2019). Trials and tribulations of evidence based procedural justice. Evidence based policing: an introduction. (pp. 145-160) edited by Renée J. Mitchell and Laura Huey. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press. doi: 10.56687/9781447339762-014

Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision