Isabelle is the Discipline Coordinator of Police Studies, University of Tasmania and Senior Researcher, Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies. Isabelle teaches and researches policing, and specialises in the topic of vulnerable populations and policing. She teaches this very topic at the Tasmania Police Academy, a role she was already undertaking with the New South Wales Police Force, when she was working at Charles Sturt University.
She is a member of the Australian University Community Engagement Alliance Scholarship Committee, a member of the Ethical Review and Research Governance Advisory Committee of the Australian Institute of Police Management.
She is also an Associate Investigator at the Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, and a member of the Australia Crime Prevention Council. She is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer at Charles Sturt University, in the School of Police Studies.