Dr Dot Goulding is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Prisons Research Unit, Centre for Social & Community Research, Murdoch University. She was instrumental in setting up and running the Prisons Research Unit.
Dotâ€™s background is in justice activism, prisoner advocacy and prison reform. She has been an Independent Prison Visitor at Bandyup Womenâ€™s Prison and Casuarina Prison on behalf of the Office of the Inspector of Custodial Services WA. Dot is also a spokesperson for the Prison Reform Group of WA and is Secretary of the Institute for Restorative Justice & Penal Reform (WA Inc).