Dr Walter Forrest

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Science
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+61 7 336 52871



  • Master of Science, Florida State University
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons Class 1), The University of Queensland
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, USA


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Book Chapter

  • Forrest, Walter and Edwards, Ben (2015). Early onset of crime and delinquency among Australian children. In Katharine Day and Lan Wang (Ed.), The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children Annual Statistical Report 2014 (pp. 131-150) Melbourne, ACT, Australia: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

  • Hay, Carter and Forrest, Walter (2009). The implications of family poverty for a pattern of persisting offending. In Joanne Savage (Ed.), The Development of Persistent Criminality (pp. 54-71) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford Univerisity Press.

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