Tess Bartlett*

Massey University

Recevied fellowship:Massey University (Master's), 2008
FR: Monash University (Australia)
TO: Rutgers University Camden, University of California Irvine, and The Beat Within (USA)

In 2016 Tess presented at the ANZSOC Post Graduate Conference and was awarded the prize for best presentation.
In 2017 Tess presented at a number of conferences including The International Coalition for Children of Incarcerated Parents Conference in Rotorua as well as the The Victorian Criminology Post Graduate Conference in Melbourne where she was awarded best abstract for a PhD student.
In early 2018 Tess also had two articles published in academic peer reviewed journals including, these were:
Bartlett, T. & Eriksson, A. (2018). How fathers construct and perform masculinity in a liminal prison space. Punishment and Society. Advance Access.
Bartlett, T., Flynn, C. & Trotter, C. (2018). "They didn't even let me say goodbye": A study of imprisoned primary carer fathers' care planning for children at the point of arrest in Victoria, Australia. Child Care in Practice. Advance Access

Tess is also the Founder and Head Coach at This Simple Space, a prison research and success coaching consultancy that aims to foster community connection, creativity and equality.

Tess Bartlett (Sylff fellow for Masters in Criminology 2008)
Academic supervisor: Dr. Catherine Flynn
Tess is a PhD candidate at Monash University studying the experiences of incarcerated primary carer fathers in Victoria, Australia.
Her research interests include families and incarceration, fathering, carceral geography, masculinity, identity and the self.

In 2017 Tess was awarded a Sylff Research Abroad Grant and travelled to the US to meet experts in research and program design regarding families in prison. During this trip Tess presented at the American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, organised a panel discussion exploring fatherhood and criminal justice with scholars from the UK, Europe and Australia, and was a discussant on a roundtable discussion on prisoner’s families.

In late 2017 Tess along with several other SYLFF fellows were awarded the Local Association Networking Support (LANS) program designed to facilitate an event for SYLFF fellows.
Twitter: @tscbartlett

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