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), Professor Amanda Kennedy (QUT), and Professor Clifford Shearing (Griffith University) on the Discovery Project: "Water and coal seam gas: Achieving integrated governance" (DP170100281). Prior to this, Tariro was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Griffith Criminology Institute (GCI) where she currently holds an adjunct position.

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. 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.

Book Chapters

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

Journal articles

Holley C; Mutongwizo T; Shearing C, 2019, 'Conceptualizing Policing and Security: New Harmscapes, the Anthropocene, and Technology', Annual Review of Criminology, vol. 3

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

Holley C; Shearing C; Harrington C; Kennedy A; Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Environmental 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; 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=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

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


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