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Dr Jane Tudor-Owen


Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5290, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO221
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5290
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO221  


Jane is a Lecturer in Psychology and Criminology at the School of Arts and Humanities, and a member of the Sellenger Centre for Research in Law, Justice and Social Change.


Jane’s teaching has encompassed a range of areas such as Criminology, The Criminal Justice Process, Professional Skills Case Management, Quantitative Research Methods, Victimology, and the Innocence Project. To complement her skills in criminology and social work, Jane is currently undertaking a law degree to further her impact in this area. Utilising her knowledge across these disciplines, Jane manages the Criminal Justice Review Project at ECU. Jane’s research interests relate to policing and wrongful conviction. She is currently working on a number of research projects with Western Australia Police Force following her PhD research examining investigative interviewing.

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

  • Policing practices
  • Investigative interviewing
  • Wrongful conviction


  • 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., 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.
  • Tudor-Owen, J., (2019), The importance of 'blue shirts' in traffic policing. Policing (Oxford): a journal of policy and practice, Online, , 12 pages, UK, DOI: 10.1093/police/paz012.
  • Scott, A., Tudor-Owen, J., Pedretti, P., Bull, R., (2015), How intuitive is PEACE? Newly recruited police officers' plans, interviews and self-evaluations. Psychiatry Psychology and Law, 22(3), 355-367, Oxon, UK, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2014.949397.
  • 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, Australasian Institute of Policing Inc..
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