Dr Payne is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the Australian National University (ANU). He holds a Bachelor in Social Science (Criminology), a Graduate Diploma in Languages (Japanese), a Master of Public Policy (Policy Analysis), and PhD in Criminology.
Jason specialises in quantitative criminological methods, developmental and life-course criminology, and drugs and crime.
Since joining the ANU, Jason has developed and convened a number of teaching programs, including a successful executive training program – Data Analysis in Stata. Prior to his appointment at the ANU, Dr Payne was the Research Manager of the Violent and Serious Crime Monitoring Program at the Australian Institute of Criminology.