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Dr Jane Tudor-Owen


Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5290
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO.221  

Jane is a lecturer in Criminology in the School of Arts and Humanities.

Current teaching

  • CRI2101 - Professional Skills: Case Management
  • CRI2116 - Health and Welfare after Trauma
  • CRI2215 - Policy and Procedure for the Justice Professions


Jane’s teaching has encompassed a range of areas across criminology, social sciences, and social work. Jane is currently working on a number of research projects including: safeguarding vulnerable suspects in police interviews, perceptions of child witnesses, and animals in the family law context. In addition to working at ECU, Jane also works at a community legal centre in the areas of family law, family violence, and guardianship.

Professional associations

  • 2018 - Member of Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law

Awards and recognition

University and National Teaching awards

  • 2018 - The School of Arts and Humanities Psychology and Criminology Staff Award

Research areas and interests

  • Police interviewing (vulnerable suspects, children, police perceptions)
  • Animals and the law (family violence, family law, support animals in court proceedings)


  • Bachelor of Laws, Edith Cowan University, 2020.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2016.
  • Bachelor of Social Work, The University of Western Australia, 2009.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Tudor-Owen, J., Scott, A., (2016), Interviewing witnesses in Australia. International Developments and Practices in Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation, 1(31), 73-86, Oxon, Routledge.

Journal Articles

  • Tudor-Owen, J., (2019), The importance of 'blue shirts' in traffic policing. Policing (Oxford): a journal of policy and practice, 2019(Article in press), 1-12, DOI: 10.1093/police/paz012.
  • Tudor-Owen, J., Scott, A., Henry, P., Stratton, G., (2019), Perceptions of exonerees in Australia. Psychiatry Psychology and Law, 26(2), 206-218, Oxon, UK, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2018.1491015.
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