Academic Staff

Dr Jamie Ferrill

PhD, MPS (Homeland Security Leadership, BACJ (Criminal Justice)

Lecturer in Financial Crime Studies

Jamie is a lecturer in Fraud & Financial Crime, and Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorist Financing studies at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security. Jamie has been a university lecturer since 2013, teaching across criminology, business, and policing in Canada, the UK, and Australia. She has nearly a decade of law enforcement experience, having worked for the Canadian Federal Government prior to commencing an academic career.

As an organisational behaviour researcher, Jamie focuses on the role of human actors in organisational processes, as well as in transnational cooperation and collaboration. Jamie has a PhD in Organisational Behaviour and Policing from Loughborough University in the UK. Her ethnographic study addressed managerial and front-line conceptual constructions and associated decision-making processes. Jamie also holds a Master of Homeland Security Leadership degree from the University of Connecticut in the United States, and a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree from Mount Royal University in Canada.


Jamie teaches subjects across the Master of Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Terrorist Financing and the Master of Fraud and Financial Crime.


Jamie's research interests include:

  • Organisational behaviour
  • Leadership
  • Governance


Ferrill, J., Nicklin, G., McComas, H., Legrand, T. (forthcoming, 2020). Beyond the border: Trans-Tasman border management in the era of globalization. Borders in Globalization. Sponsored by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Ferrill, J. & Sundberg, K.W. (forthcoming, 2020). Border security in Alberta. Borders in Globalization – Special Series Publication. Sponsored by the University of Victoria and Canada Europe Network.

Ferrill, J. (2018). Buzzwords, bureaucracy, and badges: An ethnographic exploration of how versions of wellbeing are constructed through social ideology projects in a UK police organisation. PhD thesis. Loughborough University.

Harvey, J., Ferrill, J., Sundberg, K., Stirling, B., Harmston, J. (2014). Pandemic: The next aviation, border and national security threat. Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers. Vol. 22(2). 1 - 34.

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