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Tariro Mutongwizo



Tariro Mutongwizo holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Cape Town. She joined UNSW Law as a Postdoctoral Fellow in August 2017. She is working with Professor Cameron Holley (UNSW Law) on the Discovery Project: "Non-urban water governance: rethinking compliance and enforcement" (DP190101584).

Prior to this, Tariro held a Postdoctoral position with the Griffith Criminology Institute (GCI). Her research interests include multidisciplinary approaches to exploring the non-state governance of security, the governance of contested spaces and the security of vulnerable and marginalized groups.

Tariro is also a member of the Evolving Securities Initiative (ESI). She has published on the intersection between state and non-state actors in the governance of security in Africa.

Her publications include: 

Holley, C., Mutongwizo, T. & Shearing C, 2020, Conceptualizing Policing and Security: New Harmscapes, the Anthropocene, and Technology, Annual Review of Criminology, vol. 3, pp. 341 - 358,

Mutongwizo, T., Holley, C., Shearing, C. & Simpson, NP. 2019. Resilience Policing: An Emerging Response to Shifting Harm Landscapes and Reshaping Community Policing, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

Holley, C., Kennedy, A., Mutongwizo, T. & Shearing, C. 2019.  Governing Energy Transitions: Unconventional Gas, Renewables and their Environmental Nexus, Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 427 - 436

Holley, C., Mutongwizo, T., Shearing, C. & Kennedy, A. 2019. Shaping Unconventional Gas Regulation: Industry Influence and Risks of Agency Capture in Texas, Colorado and Queensland, Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 510 - 530

Holley, C., Shearing, C., Harrington, C., Kennedy, A. & Mutongwizo, T.  2018. 'Security and the Anthropocene: Law, Criminology, and International Relations', Annual Review of Law and Social Science, vol. 14, pp. 185 - 203,

Mutongwizo T, 2018, 'Comparing NGO Resilience and ‘Structures of Opportunity’ in South Africa and Zimbabwe (2010–2013)', Voluntas, vol. 29, pp. 373 - 387,

Mutongwizo T; Holley C, 2017, 'Hydraulic Fracturing in the Karoo: Critical Legal and Environmental Perspectives', Environmental and Planning Law Journal, vol. 34, pp. 459 - 463.

Mutongwizo, T. 2017. Comparing NGO Resilience and ‘Structures of Opportunity’ in South Africa and Zimbabwe (2010–2013). VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 28 (3): 877-1372.

Mutongwizo, T., Leoschut, L., & Burton, P. 2015. Co-ownership and Collaboration: Insights into the Measurement of Impact and Change from Evidence-Based Community and State Violence Prevention PartnershipsStability: International Journal of Security and Development4(1).

Mutongwizo., T. 2014. 'The Contours of Non-state Governance in Accessing and Encountering the State: Explorations of South Africa and Zimbabwe'. University of Cape Town. Doctoral dissertation.

Mutongwizo, T. 2014. Chipangano Governance: Enablers and Effects of Violent Extraction in ZimbabweAfrica Peace & Conflict Journal7(1), 29-40.

Mutongwizo, T. 2010. Foreign fears? An exploratory study of perceptions and fear of crime amongst international students at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Acta Criminologica: CRIMSA Conference: Special Edition 2, 128-153. 

Burton, P., & Mutongwizo, T. 2009. Inescapable violence: Cyberbullying and electronic violence against young people in South Africa. Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP) Issue Paper8, 1-12.

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