Dr Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron
Associate Professor Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron is Head of Discipline for Policing and Emergency Management at the University of Tasmania. Isabelle is an award-winning police educator in matters of vulnerability and law enforcement and public health. She is the lead senior researcher on three key research streams at the Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies (TILES): police education, policing vulnerability, and law enforcement and public health.
Isabelle is an expert in policy and practice analyses, and how police and public health agencies collaborate to manage vulnerability in policing and criminal justice settings. She has held key advisory research roles locally and nationally, such as the Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Council (2018-2021), and Connect42 (a charity that looks at illiteracy as vulnerability).
Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron has been sitting on the Board of Directors of the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Associational since 2020, and has been chairing the GLEPHA Special Interest Group on Education since 2018. She sits on the Executive Office of the Australian Crime Prevention Council as the executive member for Tasmania.