Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Anna Corbo Crehan

Dr Anna Corbo Crehan

PhD, BA (Hons) Melb

Profile

Anna Corbo Crehan is a philosopher who has been with CSU on a full-time basis since 1999. Her particular interests are in applied philosophy and ethics. Prior to working with CSU Anna worked at the University of Melbourne in one of the applied philosophy centres which were merged into the current Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, an ARC Special Research Centre. Her PhD was on Compensatory Justice and Aboriginal Land Claims, work which she is now applying more broadly to the issues of the Stolen Generations and stolen wages.

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Teaching

  • PPP252: Ethical Values and Leadership
  • JST325: Accountability and Policing
  • JST346: Criminal Investigations in Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Societies
  • JST491: Ethical Issues in Investigation
  • PPP501: Strategic Issues in Policing a Diverse Society
  • Post-graduate supervision

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Research

  • Indigenous issues
  • police ethics (particularly the making of discretionary decisions and interactions with vulnerable people)
  • the concept of professional distance (from the broader perspective of professional ethics)
  • ethical issues which arise from counterterrorism measures
  • teaching ethics to professionals

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Publications

  • "Understanding and Managing Professional Distance in Policing" in The Handbook of Police Administration, James Ruiz (ed.), Taylor and Francis, New York (forthcoming)
  • "The Ethical Limits of Trust in the Research Context" [with C. Jennett], Proceedings of the Inaugural RIPPLE QRIP Conference 2003, (ed. G. Whiteford), 2004, CSU, Bathurst.
  • "Professional distance " defining it, maintaining it, managing it", Journal for Women and Policing (December, 2001)
  • "Mabo-style Claims to the Radio Spectrum", Proceedings of the 2nd Australian Institute of Computer Ethics Conference (AICE2000), Post-Conference Proceedings, Canberra, Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology,1, J. Weckert, Ed. Australian Computer Society
  • "Compensating for Historical Injustices " Three Important Issues", Australian Journal of Professional and Applied Ethics (vol. 1, no. 2, 1999; pp. 2-13)
  • "The Stolen Generations: Some Principles of Compensation", Professional Ethics (vol. 7, nos. 3 & 4, Fall/Winter 1999; pp. 49-65)

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