Researcher biography

Cheneal Puljević recently completed a PhD in Criminology and Criminal Justice through Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia, with her thesis focusing on the consequences of smoke-free policies in Queensland's prisons. Cheneal is currently employed as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Services Research at the University of Queensland. She is involved in a number of key projects including the Queensland evaluation of the Alcohol-Fuelled Violence Policy (QUANTEM), and the Overarching Evaluation of the National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health Program (CHYME). Cheneal has previously been employed as Research Fellow at the Institute for Social Science Research at The University of Queensland, and as an Associate Lecturer in the School of Public Health at The University of Queensland. Cheneal has several years of experience working in drug and alcohol counselling and research, and has a well-established publication record with a focus on tobacco smoking behaviours among people who experience incarceration in Australian prisons.