Researcher biography

Dr Natalie Thomas is a Research fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research. She was previously a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales. She completed her PhD through the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University. Her research interests include alcohol and other drug regulation and policy, qualitative research methods, and the role of non-government organisations in criminal justice and alcohol and other drug policy and service delivery.