Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor and Strategic / Professor of Criminology Director, Centre for Crime Policy & Research
Andrew Goldsmith is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Criminology and Director, Centre for Crime Policy and Research, at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia.
He started his professional life as a lawyer before undertaking postgraduate study in criminology and law in the United Kingdom and Canada. He has spent the last 35 years undertaking research in the areas of police governance, transnational policing, corruption, organised crime and cybercrime.
His current research projects relate to serious gun crime, youth pathways into cybercrime and urban/rural linkages in organised crime. He has worked extensively on reform and development-related projects and consultancies in his areas of interest, including police governance reform in Colombia and Turkey, cybercrime prevention in the UK, correctional corruption and court reform in Australia, and police capacity-building in Timor Leste and the Solomon Islands.
He has published twelve books and more than 80 articles and book chapters. He has held a variety of academic positions at universities in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. From 2009 to 2012 he was executive director of the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, University of Wollongong, and from 2012 to 2015 he was an adjunct professor at RegNet (School of Regulation and Global Governance), Australian National University.
In 2016 he was made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. In 2020, he will become a Visiting Scholar in the Institute of Criminology, Faculty of Law, Cambridge University, UK.
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