Ms Rebecca Wallis is an Associate Lecturer at the TC Beirne School of Law. She teaches criminal law and procedure and transnational crime/international criminal justice courses into the Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) program. Rebecca’s research interests fall broadly within the areas of criminal law and procedure, and criminal justice system structure and operation. In particular, she explores how criminal law theories and principles play out in policy and practice, and how these shape the operation of the criminal justice system in intended and unintended ways.

Rebecca holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Queensland, and a Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice (Hons) from Griffith University. She is admitted to practice as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of Queensland and in the High Court of Australia. She is also a doctoral candidate within the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University. Her doctoral thesis explores maternal pathways through imprisonment.