BA (Hons), MA (Tasmania), PhD (Connecticut), LLB (Hons) (Adelaide)

Professor Sharyn Roach Anleu is a Professor of Sociology at Flinders University, Adelaide, and a past President of the Australian Sociological Association. She was one of three editors of the Journal of Sociology (2001 - 2004) and is the author of Law and social Change (Sage, London) and four editions of Deviance, Conformity and Control (Pearson, Sydney) and numerous articles on deviance, legal regulation and the criminal justice system. Sharyn is currently undertaking research with Professor Kathy Mack on judicial officers and their courts in Australia.

Roach Anleu, Sharyn and Kathy Mack 2017, Performing Judicial Authority in the Lower Courts, Palgrave: Basingstoke.

Milner Davis, Jessica and Sharyn Roach Anleu 2018, Judges, Judging and Humour, London: Palgrave Macmillan. Roach Anleu, Kathy Mack, Jennifer Elek and David Rottman 2020, ‘Judicial Ethics, Everyday Work and Emotion Management’, Journal of Law and Courts 8 (Spring): 127-150.

Roach Anleu, Sharyn and Kathy Mack 2019, ‘Impartiality and Emotion in Everyday Judicial Practice’, in Emotions in Late Modernity, eds Roger Patulny, Sukhmani Khorana, Rebecca Olson, Alberto Bellocchi, Jordan McKenzie and Michelle Peterie, London: Routledge.

Roach Anleu, Sharyn 2018, ‘Deviance, Crime, and Social Control’ in Public Sociology: Australian Perspectives, 4e, eds. John Germov and Marilyn Poole, Allen & Unwin, Sydney.


Roach Anleu, Sharyn and Kathy Mack 2019, ‘A Sociological Perspective on Emotion Work and Judging’, Oñati Socio-Legal Series. Available from:

Roach Anleu, Sharyn, Jennifer Elek, and Kathy Mack 2019, ‘Judicial conduct guidance and emotion’, Journal of Judicial Administration 28:226-239.

Roach Anleu, Sharyn and Kathy Mack 2019, ‘Law and Sociology’, in Routledge Handbook on Socio-Legal Theory and Method, eds. Naomi Creutzfeldt, Marc Mason, Kirsten McConnachie London: Routledge. Chapter 11.

Roach Anleu, Sharyn and Kathy Mack 2019, ‘Communicating Justice: Alternative judicial approaches’, in Justice Alternatives, ed. Pat Carlen and Leandro Ayres França. London: Routledge. Chapter 14. Translated into Portuguese by Leandro Ayres França: ‘Comunicando a Justiça: Estrategias Judicais Alternativas’, Alternativas à Justiça. Porto Alegre (Brazil): Canal Ciências Criminais.