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Dr Richard Hil
DipSocStud(Southampton), BA(Hons)(Essex), MSc(Bristol), PhD(Luton)
Current Appointment: Adjunct Professor
Organisational Unit: School of Arts and Social Sciences

Telephone: 07 5506 9317
Mobile: 0418973419
Email: richard.hil@scu.edu.au
Location: School of Arts and Social Sciences
Campus: Lismore

Richard is a qualified teacher and social worker. He worked for a number of years as a social worker (mainly in child protection) and researcher (mainly in probation and after-care, and social work). Richard has taught previously at the University of York (Department of Sociology) (UK), James Cook University (Department of Social Work and Community Welfare), University of the Sunshine Coast (Faculty of Arts), and Queensland University of Technology (School of Justice Studies, Faculty of Law). He has also been a visiting fellow at the University of Luton and visiting scholar at the University of British Colombia. Richard?s main research interests are as follows: ? Child and family welfare ? Juvenile justice ? Criminology ? Peace and conflict studies ? State crime Current research projects include: ? An analysis of the semiotics of apology in respect of the ?Forgotten Australians? ? Analysis of the status of recommendations contained in the Senate Inquiry report (2004) into the ?Forgotten Australians? ? Update of book on Iraqi civilian casualties ? Inquiry into tine the post-2003 Iraqi Diaspora Back to Staff Directory