Lorana Bartels commenced as Professor of Criminology at the Australian National University in May 2019. Prior to that, she was Professor of Law at the University of Canberra, where she was the Head of the School of Law and Justice from 2016 to 2018. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tasmania and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law. Lorana is a member of the ACT Law Society Criminal Law Committee, ACT Reducing Recidivism Advisory Group, Prisoners Aid ACT management committee, National Sentencing Network Leadership Committee, International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence Global Advisory Council and the editorial boards of the Alternative Law Journal, Criminal Law Journal and International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology. She has published extensively on criminal justice issues, especially sentencing, corrections and the treatment of Indigenous peoples and women in the criminal justice system. She is currently undertaking research on two Australian Research Council grants on public opinion on parole and sentencing for sex offences. Her publications include three books; over 80 refereed journal articles, book chapters and conference papers; and consultancy reports for the ACT Chief Magistrate, ACT Justice and Community Safety Directorate, Corrections Victoria, Indigenous Justice Clearinghouse and Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Council.