Dr Ronald Kramer

BA with Honors (La Trobe University), MA Sociology, M Phil Sociology, PhD Sociology (Yale University)

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Assistant Dean, Postgraduate
Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Constructivist criminology
  • Graffiti and street art

My current research revolves around the misguided faith that is placed in crime science.

Teaching | Current

CRIM 200 Cultural Criminology

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Kramer, R. (2020). Culture, Crime and Punishment. Red Globe Press. Pages: 173.
  • Ross, J. I., Lennon, J. F., & Kramer, R. (2020). Moving beyond Banksy and Fairey: Interrogating the co-optation and commodification of modern graffiti and street art. Visual Inquiry, 9 (1/2), 5-23. 10.1386/vi_00007_2
  • Keen, C., Kramer, R., & France, A. (2020). The pornographic state: the changing nature of state regulation in addressing illegal and harmful online content. Media, Culture and Society, online first10.1177/0163443720904631
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alan France
  • Kramer, R. (2019). Graffiti and street art: Creative practices amid 'corporatization' and 'corporate appropriation'. In E. Bonadio (Ed.) The Cambridge handbook of copyright in street art and graffiti (pp. 26-40). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. 10.1017/9781108563581.003
  • Keen, C., France, A., & Kramer, R. (2019). Exposing children to pornography: How competing constructions of childhood shape state regulation of online pornographic material. New Media and Society, online first.10.1177/1461444819872539
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Alan France
  • Ross, J. I., & Kramer, R. (2018). What's up doc: A review and analysis of English language documentaries on contemporary graffiti and street art. Street Art and Urban Creativity Scientific Journal, 4 (2), 99-107. Related URL.
  • Kramer, R. (2017). Crime, Law and Justice in New Zealand. By Greg Newbold, Routledge, 2016 [Book review]. Counterfutures: Left Thought & Practice Aotearoa (3), 161-166.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34288
  • Kramer, R. (2017). The rise of legal graffiti writing in New York and beyond. Singapore: Palgrave Macmillan. Pages: 165. 10.1007/978-981-10-2800-7

Contact details

Primary office location

58 SYMONDS ST - Bldg 435
Level 6, Room 604
New Zealand

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