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Associate Professor Pamela Henry

Associate Dean

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5415, Mobile: 0421 837 237, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.316
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5415
Mobile: 0421 837 237
Facsimile: +61 8 6304 5894
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.316  


Pamela Henry is an Associate Professor in the School of Arts and Humanities. Pamela is the Director of the Sellenger Centre for research in Law, Justice and Social Change. She is a member of the ECU Human Research Ethics Committee, Research and Higher Degrees Committee and Ethics Sub Committee.


Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Current teaching

  • LAW4130 Innocence Project


Associate Professor Pamela Henry is the Director of the Sellenger Centre for research in Law, Justice and Social Change.

Professional associations

  • ECU Human Research Ethics Committee, Member
  • ECU Sellenger Centre for Research in Law, Justice and Social Change, Director
  • ECU Faculty of Business and Law Board, Member
  • ECU Faculty of Business and Law Research and Higher Degrees Committee, Member
  • ECU Faculty of Business and Law Ethics Sub Committee, Member.


  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, Edith Cowan University.
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours, Edith Cowan University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Charles Sturt University.


Recent Research Grants

  • Operation Turning Point,  WA Police ,  Grant,  2016 - 2018,  $9,030.
  • Operation Communique,  WA Police ,  Grant,  2016 - 2018,  $10,944.
  • Sellenger Centre Criminal Justice Review Project,  Law Society of WA,  Grant,  2014 - 2015,  $50,000.
  • One Life WA Suicide Prevention Strategy,  Centrecare (Inc),  Grant - WA Suicide Prevention Strategy,  2011 - 2014,  $1,000,000.
  • Criminal Justice Review Project,  Law Society of WA,  Grant,  2010 - 2013,  $182,351.
  • Evaluation of Indigenous Justice Programs,  Attorney-General - Commonwealth,  Grant,  2010 - 2013,  $336,000.
  • Fly in Fly out Worker Supports,  Lifeline WA,  Grant,  2013,  $30,439.
  • Drug Use Monitoring of Australia DUMA (Phase II),  Australian Institute of Criminology,  Grant,  2009 - 2012,  $528,000.
  • Evaluation of FRC Prison Based Program,  Centrecare (Inc),  Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $61,510.
  • Misuse of the information management system by Public Servants employed within WA Police,  WA Police ,  Grant,  2010 - 2012,  $9,091.
  • Str8 Talk'n,  City of Gosnells,  NCCPP - Grant,  2008 - 2011,  $96,784.
  • Problem Gambling in CALD Communities,  Centrecare (Inc),  Grant,  2010 - 2011,  $48,873.
  • Post Separation Family Project,  Centrecare (Inc),  Grant,  2009 - 2010,  $28,000.
  • Contract to Investigate Mechanisms and Costs Associated with Establishing a Sustainable Road Trauma Support Service in Western Australia,  Department of Health WA,  Grant,  2010,  $35,000.
  • Age of First Cannabis Use,  WA Police ,  Grant,  2009,  $11,685.
  • Blueline Evaluation,  WA Police ,  Grant,  2009,  $9,091.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Tudor-Owen, J., Scott, A., Henry, P., Bull, R., (2015), Starting from scratch: Planning practices of police recruits in Western Australia. Australasian Policing, 7(2), 3-9, Melbourne, VIC.
  • Rajakaruna, N., Henry, P., Scott, A., (2015), A necessary safety net: use of a confidential internal telephone line to report unethical behaviour. Police Practice and Research: an international journal, 16(5), 431-443, DOI: 10.1080/15614263.2014.932695.
  • Hamilton, K., Henry, P., (2013), FDR in prisons: meeting the needs of Aboriginal clients. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 24(4), 224-229, Australia.
  • Henry, P., Hamilton, K., (2013), Issues and barriers to the provision of FDR in prison. Australiasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 24(3), 195-200, Australia.
  • Rajakaruna, N., Henry, P., Crous, C., Fordham, A., (2013), Community intelligence: Exploring human source as a new frontier. Australasian Policing: A Journal of Professional Practice and Research , 5(1), 25-30, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Henry, P., Hamilton, K., (2012), The inclusion of children in family dispute resolution in australia: Balancing welfare versus rights principles. International Journal of Children's Rights, 20(4), 584-602, DOI: 10.1163/157181812X634832.
  • Henry, P., Hamilton, K., (2011), FDR practitioners working in the FRC system: issues and challenges. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 22(2), 103-110.
  • Hamilton, K., Henry, P., (2011), The role of counsellors in FDR: redrawing professional boundaries in the reformed family relationship sector. Australasian Dispute Resolution Journal, 22(3), 166-172.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Master of Criminal Justice,  Mid West- Gascoyne District Police Officers' Experience With The Cannabis Infringement Notice Scheme

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Written Plans And Self-evaluations In Investigative Interviews With Witnesses
  • Master of Criminal Justice by Research,  Perceptions Of Stalking: The Influence Of Perpetrator Mental Disorder Diagnosis, Target-perpetrator Gender, And Perpetrator Persistence
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