Associate Professor Rebecca Wickes

Associate Professor Rebecca Wickes, Program leader for the Population, Migration and Social Inclusion Program, Monash University

Rebecca Wickes is an Associate Professor at the School of Social Sciences at Monash University where she also leads the Population, Migration and Social Inclusion Focus Program. She is the Chief Investigator of the Australian Community Capacity Study (ACCS), a multi-million, multi-site, longitudinal study of 298 urban neighbourhoods in Victoria and Queensland. Her research focusses on the spatial concentration of social problems with a particular focus on how physical and demographic changes in urban communities influence social cohesion, the informal regulation of crime, crime and victimisation. Dr Wickes has published extensively in leading criminology and sociology journals. She is the Associate Editor for the Australian New Zealand Journal of Criminology and the Vice President for the Australian New Zealand Society of Criminology. She is also a member of the Welcoming Cities Australia advisory Board and the Monash City Council Community Safety Taskforce.

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