Julie Berg


Julie Berg is an Associate Professor at the Centre of Criminology, and a Research Fellow in the Global Risk Governance Programme. She is currently involved in the programme ‘African Security Governance: Harnessing the Capacities of Security Nodes’.  

Julie’s research focuses primarily on innovations in security governance (in Africa), collaborative policing and policing networks, as well as issues of legitimacy, accountability and democratic security governance for the public good.

Publications include:

Berg, J. and S. Howell. 2015. Civilian Oversight of Police in Africa: Trends and Challenges. In Prenzler, T. and G. den Heyer. Eds. Civilian Oversight of the Police: Advancing Accountability in Law Enforcement. CRC Press: London, 121-138.

Berg, J. and S. Howell. 2015. Running the Gauntlet: Police Strategies and Responses to Strike Action. In Hepple, B., Le Roux, R. and S. Sciarra. Eds. Laws Against Strikes: The South African Experience in an International and Comparative Perspective. FrancoAngelli: Rome, 185-204.

Nakueira, S. and J. Berg. 2015. Innovations in the Governance of Security: Lessons from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.  In Albrecht, J., Dow, M., Plecas, D. and D. Das. Eds. Policing Major Events: Perspectives from Around the World. CRC Press, 60-73.

Berg, J. with C. Shearing. 2015. New Authorities: Relating State and Non-state Security Auspices in South African Improvement Districts.  In Albrecht, P. and H. Kyed. Eds. Policing and the Politics of Order-making. Oxon and New York: Routledge, 91-107.

Berg, J., Nakueira, S. and C. Shearing. 2014. Global Non-state Auspices of Security Governance.  In Arrigo, B. and H. Bersot. Eds. The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies.  Oxon: Routledge, 77-97.