CyberSafety Conference 2005: Interview With Dr Peter Grabosky


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09 September 2005


Dr Peter Grabosky (Professor, Regulatory Institutions Network Australian National University)


Interview of Dr Peter Grabosky held at the Safety and Security in a Networked World: September 2005


Peter Grabosky is a Professor in the Regulatory Institutions Network, Research School of Social Sciences, at the Australian National University. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University, and has written extensively on criminal justice and public policy. His general interests are in policing and in computer crime. He is interested specifically in how non-governmental institutions may be harnessed in furtherance of public policy.

He was previously Deputy Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology, and has held a number of visiting appointments, including Russell Sage Fellow in Law and Social Science at Yale Law School (1976-78); Visiting Professor, Institute of Comparative Law in Japan, Chuo University (1993); the United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFEI) (1995) and the Chinese People's Public Security University (1995). He was rapporteur for the Workshop on Crimes Related to the Computer Network at the Tenth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, Vienna, 2000.

He is co-author of Cyber Criminals on Trial; and Electronic Theft: Unlawful Acquisition in Cyberspace, both published by Cambridge University Press.

From 1998 to 2002 he was President of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology. In 1999 he was elected to the Board of Directors, and Deputy Secretary General, of the International Society of Criminology.


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