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Ms Sharan Kraemer

Ms Sharan Kraemer


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5889, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO2.317
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5889  
Facsimile: (61 8)  6304 5894  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO2.317  


Ms Sharan Kraemer is a Lecturer in the School of Law and Justice in the Faculty of Business and Law. Sharan is a member of the Faculty of Business and Law's Ethics Sub Committee.


Monday to Friday

Current teaching

  • CRI 1103 - Criminology
  • CRI 3102 - Indigenous Victims and Offenders
  • CRI 3110 - Practicum
  • CRI 3111 - Practicum
  • Units in the Honours Program


Sharan has a background in teaching and training, having worked in both Victoria and Western Australia as a teacher to tertiary students. She also has extensive experience as a trainer in the field of customer service.

She has a passionate interest in human behaviour and social justice and to this end she has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics and Government and a Master of Criminal Justice. 


  • 2008 - MCJ,  Edith Cowan University
  • 2001 - BA (Hons) Politics and Government, Edith Cowan University
  • 1974 - Dip Teaching (SCV – Burwood)

Professional associations

  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC), Member
  • The Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology And Law (Inc), Member
  • Australian and New Zealand History and Law Society, Member
  • Faculty of Business and Law Ethics Sub Committee, Member


Research areas and interests

  • prisoners and families
  • youth offenders
  • cultural diversity
  • Aboriginal issues
  • crime, the media and punitiveness

Recent publications (within the last five years)

Journal articles

  • Fleming, J., Gately, N., & Kraemer, S., (2012). Creating HoPE: Mental health in Western Australian maximum security prisons. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 19(1), 60-74, Oxon, UK, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2010.543405.

Recent student supervisions - completions

  • 2013 - Master of Criminal Justice - Over-representation of Aboriginals in the Australian Criminal Justice Systems (CJS): Police use of strategies to resolve this.
  • 2012 - Honours - The Experiences of People who have Managed Forensic Patients within New South Wales Prisons.
  • 2012 - Honours - The employment of ex-prisoners in Western Australia: A manifestation of altruism.
  • 2011 - Master of Criminal Justice - Evidence-based crime prevention: A framework to guide decision-making.
  • 2009 - Honours - An Analysis of Punishments for Prison Offences in Western Australia – An Examination of Gender Disparities in Prison Punishments.
  • 2009 - Master of Criminal Justice - Theories and Examples of Radicalisation in Home-Grown Terrorists.
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