Rossner, Meredith

Dr Meredith Rossner  

Department

Position held

Lecturer

 

Experience keywords:

criminology; emotions in the justice system; non-adversarial justice; restorative justice; sociology of law and justice

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Dr. Rossner's research interests focus on the intersection of social interaction and judicial processes. This has led to a number of research projects on the emotional and ritual elements of the justice process, with a particular focus on the role of lay people.

She has conducted research on the emotional dynamics of restorative justice conferences, the dynamics and democratic potential of jury deliberation, and how design and technology impact justice proceedings.

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Australia; Canada; UK; US

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 6386

Publications

2014

Rossner, Meredith and Tait, David and Goodman-Delahunty, Jane (2014) Students vs. jurors: responding to enhanced video technology Laws, 3 (3). 618-635. ISSN 2075-471X

Rossner, Meredith and Meher, Mythily (2014) Emotions in ritual theories In: Stets, Jan E. and Turner, Jonathan H., (eds.) Handbook of the Sociology of Emotions: Volume II. Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research. Springer Netherlands, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 199-220. ISBN 9789401791298

2013

Rossner, Meredith (2013) People who serve on juries are more likely to involve themselves in democracy Democratic Audit Blog (10 Dec 2013) Blog entry

Rossner, Meredith and Bruce, Jasmine and Meher, Mythily (2013) The process and dynamics of restorative justice: research on forum sentencing University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia. ISBN 9781741082777

Rossner, Meredith (2013) Just emotions: rituals of restorative justice Clarendon Studies in Criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199655045

2012

Rossner, Meredith (2012) Emotion across the lifecourse: the case for restorative justice with adults In: Bolitho, Jane and Bruce, Jasmin and Mason, Gail, (eds.) Restorative Justice: Adults and Emerging Practice. Institute of Criminology series (30 201). Sydney Institute of Criminology, Sydney, Australia, 214 -230. ISBN 9781742102894

2011

Rossner, Meredith (2011) Reintegrative ritual: restorative justice and micro-sociology In: Karstedt, Susanne and Loader, Ian and Strang, Heather, (eds.) Emotions, Crime and Justice. Oñati International Series on Law and Society. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 169-192. ISBN 9781849461610

Goodman-Delahunty, Jane and Rossner, Meredith and Tait, David (2011) Simulation and dissimulation in jury research: credibility in a live mock trial In: Bartels, Lorana and Richards, Kelly, (eds.) Qualititative Criminology: Stories from the Field. Hawkins Press ; The Federation Press, Annandale, N.S.W., Australia. ISBN 9781876067243

Rossner, Meredith (2011) Contested emotions: adversarial rituals in non-adversarial justice procedures Monash University Law Review, 37 (1). 241. ISSN 0311-3140

Rossner, Meredith (2011) Emotions and interaction ritual: a micro analysis of restorative justice British Journal of Criminology, 51 (1). 95-119. ISSN 0007-0955

2008

Rossner, Meredith (2008) Healing victims and offenders and reducing crime: a critical assessment of restorative justice practice and theory Sociology Compass, 2 (6). 1734-1749. ISSN 1751-9020

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Awards

New Scholar Prize, Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology

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