Dr Danielle Watson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice, Faculty of Law at the Queensland University of Technology. Danielle was awarded a PhD in Sociolinguistics from the University of the West Indies, St Augustine in 2016. She was the former coordinator of the Pacific Policing Programme at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji. Danielle specializes in police/civilian relations on the margins with particular interests in hotspot policing, police recruitment and training as well as many other areas specific to policing in developing country contexts. Her research interests are multidisciplinary in scope as she also conducts research geared towards the advancement of tertiary teaching and learning.