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Professor Anthony Collins Lecturer, Crime,Justice & Legal Studies

Anthony Collins is an interdiscplinary social scientist and human rights activist. His work integrates a range of disciplines including criminology, media studies, cultural studies and psychology, with attention to culture and identity. His primary focus is on violence in South Africa, both in terms of developing better conceptualization and more effective interventions.

He also works on globalization, consumer culture and youth identities.

He has a specific interest in gender-based violence, including GBV in universities, and community interventions for reducing GBV. He works in several community organisations addressing gender violence and intimate partner violence. His work also focuses on secondary and vicarious trauma amongst people researching and supporting survivors of violence.


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