Dr Kate Henne

Dr Kate Henne

Dr Kathryn Henne named 2018 Critical Criminologist of the Year

1st November 2018

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Professor Kathryn (Kate) Henne is the Director of the School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet). She earned her PhD in Criminology, Law and Society (with emphases in Critical Theory and Feminist Studies and a specialisation in Anthropologies of Medicine, Science and Technology) from the University of California, Irvine.

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RegNet Associate Professor Kate Henne has been named the 2018 Critical Criminologist of the Year by the American Society of Criminology.

The 2018 Critical Criminologist of the Year Award honours an early-to-mid-career scholar whose distinguished accomplishments symbolise the spirit of critical criminology and social justice in the form of scholarship, teaching, and/or service in recent years.

Award date: 15 November at the Awards Ceremony of the Division on Critical Criminology and Social Justice during the American Society of Criminology annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Dr Henne is an interdisciplinary scholar and teacher who is interested in how biogovernance—that is, the governance of populations and individual humans through science and technology—informs everyday life.

In addition to the ARC DECRA fellowship she holds at RegNet, she is the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Biogovernance, Law and Society at the University of Waterloo.

To learn more about Dr Henne’s research and engagements, visit her website.

Updated:  10 August 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, RegNet/Page Contact:  Director, RegNet