Molly Dragiewicz, PhD

Dr. Molly Dragiewicz is Associate Professor and Director at the School of Justice, Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane, Australia.

Her research interests centre on domestic violence, family law and child custody, and antifeminist activism.

Dr. Dragiewicz’s work focuses on violence and gender and the backlash against the battered women’s movement. She is author of Equality with a Vengeance: Men’s rights groups, battered women, and antifeminist backlash (2011, Northeastern University Press) and co-editor with Walter DeKeseredy of the Routledge Handbook of critical criminology (2012). Dr. Dragiewicz received the New Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology Division on Women and Crime in 2009.

She is also an International Research Associate with the Centre for Gender Related Violence Studies at The University of New South Wales in Australia.

Staff page and publications
International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Crime, Justice and Social Democracy International Conference
Crime and Justice Research Centre


Dragiewicz , M. (2008). Teaching about human trafficking: Opportunities and challenges for critical engagement. Feminist Teacher, 18(3), 185-201.

DeKeseredy, W.; Dragiewicz , M. (2008). Patriarchy reasserted: Fathers' rights and anti-VAWA Activism. Feminist Criminology, 3(2), 121-144.