Dr Tariro Mutongwizo

Tariro holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Cape Town. She joined UNSW Law as a Postdoctoral Fellow in August 2017. She is working with Professor Cameron Holley (UNSW Law), Associate Professor Darren Sinclair (University of Canberra), Associate Professor Rhett Larson (Arizona State University) and Associate Processor Jean Daniel Rinaudo (French Geological Survey BRGM) on the Discovery Project: "Non-urban water governance: rethinking compliance and enforcement" (DP190101584).

Prior to this, Tariro worked with Professor Cameron Holley, Professor Amanda Kennedy (QUT), and Professor Clifford Shearing (Griffith University) on the Discovery Project: "Water and coal seam gas: Achieving integrated governance" (DP170100281). She had previously held a Postdoctoral Position with the Griffith Criminology Institute (GCI).

Her research interests include multidisciplinary approaches to exploring the non-state governance of security, the governance of contested spaces and the security of vulnerable and marginalized groups.

In 2013-2014, she was awarded a University for Peace - International Development Research Centre (UPEACE-IDRC) Doctoral Research Award. She was a PLuS Alliance International Interdisciplinary Research (PIIR) Fellow in 2018-19. Tariro is also a member of the Global Risk Governance Programme, University of Cape Town and the Evolving Securities Initiative (ESI). She has published on the intersection between state and non-state actors in the governance of security in Africa.

Journal articles

Holley C; Mutongwizo T; Shearing C, 2020, 'Conceptualizing Policing and Security: New Harmscapes, the Anthropocene, and Technology', Annual Review of Criminology, vol. 3, pp. 341 - 358, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-criminol-011419-041330

Holley C; kennedy A; Mutongwizo T; Shearing C, 2019, 'Governing Energy Transitions: Unconventional Gas, Renewables and their Environmental Nexus', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 427 - 436, http://sites.thomsonreuters.com.au/journals/2019/10/11/eplj-special-issue-on-governing-energy-transitions-unconventional-gas-renewables-and-their-environmental-nexus/

Holley C; Mutongwizo T; Shearing C; Kennedy A, 2019, 'Shaping Unconventional Gas Regulation: Industry Influence and Risks of Agency Capture in Texas, Colorado and Queensland', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 510 - 530, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3467892

Mutongwizo T; Holley C; Shearing CD; Simpson NP, 2019, 'Resilience Policing: An Emerging Response to Shifting Harm Landscapes and Reshaping Community Policing', Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/police/paz033

Holley C; Shearing C; Harrington C; Kennedy A; Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Security and the Anthropocene: Law, Criminology, and International Relations', Annual Review of Law and Social Science, vol. 14, pp. 185 - 203, http://dx.doi.org/10.1146/annurev-lawsocsci-101317-030945

Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Comparing NGO Resilience and ‘Structures of Opportunity’ in South Africa and Zimbabwe (2010–2013)', Voluntas, vol. 29, pp. 373 - 387, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-017-9881-x

Mutongwizo T; Holley C, 2017, 'Hydraulic Fracturing in the Karoo: Critical Legal and Environmental Perspectives', ENVIRONMENTAL AND PLANNING LAW JOURNAL, vol. 34, pp. 459 - 463, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000408993700006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Mutongwizo T; Leoschut L; Burton P, 2015, 'Co-ownership and collaboration: Insights into the measurement of impact and change from evidence-based community and state violence prevention partnerships', Stability, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/sta.fh

Mutongwizo T, 2014, 'Chipangano governance: Enablers and Effects of Violent Extraction in Zimbabwe', Africa Peace and Conflict Journal, pp. 29 - 40

Mutongwizo T, 2010, 'Foreign fears? An exploratory study of perceptions and fear of crime amongst international students at the University of Cape Town, South Africa', Acta Criminologica, pp. 128 - 153

Book Chapters

Holley C; Kennedy A; Mutongwizo T; Shearing C, 2020, 'Public Servants and Regulator Capture in Energy and Environmental Governance', in Sullivan H; Dickinson H; Henderson H (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of the Public Servant, Palgrave Macmillan, Switzerland, pp. 1 - 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-03008-7_7-1

Holley C; Mutongwizo T; Pucci S; Castilla-Rho J; Sinclair D, 2020, 'Groundwater Regulation, Compliance and Enforcement: Insights on Regulators, Regulated Actors and Frameworks in New South Wales, Australia', in Sustainable Groundwater Management A Comparative Analysis of French and Australian Policies and Implications to Other Countries, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 411 - 433, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32766-8_22

Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Eclectic Ties and Election Touts: Chipangano’s Cyclic Governance Agenda in Mbare, Zimbabwe', in Söderberg Kovacs M; Bjarnesen J (ed.), Violence in African Elections: Between Democracy and Big Man Politics, Zed Books, London, pp. 197 - 214, http://www.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:1192338/FULLTEXT01.pdf#page=213

Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Expectations and Encounters: Comparing Perceptions of Police Services Among the Underprivileged in South Africa and Zimbabwe', in Carrington K; Hogg R; Scott J; Sozzo M (ed.), The Palgrave Handbook of Criminology and the Global South, edn. 1, Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, pp. 569 - 585, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65021-0


Porter A; Ransley J; Shearing C; Stenning P; Mutongwizo T, 2018, Policing Very Remote Communities, Queensland Police Service, Brisbane


Working Papers

Burton P; Mutongwizo T, 2009, Inescapable violence: Cyber bullying and electronic violence against young people in South Africa, Cape Town, http://dx.doi.org