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First Name
Last Name
University of Tasmania
Website URL
Historical Criminology, Women's Offending and Criminality (Past and Present), Violent Offending, Poisoning Crimes, Incarceration, Older Women and Crime
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About Me

I’m a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Tasmania. My research focuses on gender and crime, both past and present, with an interest in violent female offending and incarceration in Australia and the UK.

Recent Publications


Nagy, V. & Piper, A. The health and medical needs of Victoria’s older female prisoners, 1860-1920, Health & History.

 Nagy, V. Women’s Homicide Offending in Victoria: 1860-1920, Journal of Interdisciplinary History.


Nagy, V. Women, Old Age, and Imprisonment in Victoria Australia 1860-1920, Women & Criminal Justice,

Nagy, V. & Piper, A. Imprisonment of Female Urban and Rural Offenders in Victoria, 1860-1920, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, vol. 8, no.1, pp.100-115.


Piper, A. & Nagy, V. Risk factors and pathways to imprisonment among incarcerated women in Victoria, 1860-1920, Journal of Australian Studies, vol.42, No.3, pp.268-284.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Australia, United Kingdom
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Gender, Law, Sexual Violence