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Rod Broadhurst is a Chief Investigator of CEPS at the Australian National University (ANU) node and Professor at RegNet, College of Asia and the Pacific at ANU. His research has included studies of lethal violence, victimization, and longitudinal research applying risk analysis methodologies to problems of recidivism and dangerous offending. His current research focuses on crime and modernization, cybercrime, and organized crime. He leads an ARC Linkage grant with the Australian Federal Police on criminal services, and ARC Discovery grants on cybercrime and violence in Cambodia. With colleagues in Hong Kong, he is also engaged in research on 'black societies' in China funded by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council. He is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Criminology, and was formerly Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong, and Head of the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology. He was the Foundation Editor of the Asian Journal of Criminology (2005) and serves on the editorial boards of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Australian New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Pakistan Journal of Criminology, and International Journal of Cyber Criminology. Recent publications include Business and the Risk of Crime in China (ANU E-Press 2011), and articles in the British Journal of Criminology, Trends in Organised Crime, Australian New Zealand Journal of Criminology and Policing in Society, as well as chapters forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Organized Crime, Asian Handbook of Criminology (Springer), Transnational Crime (Sage) and East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives (Routledge).
Organised crime and transnational crime, especially cybercrime, triads and black societies; Crime in developing, post conflict and transitional states, such as China and Cambodia; Homicide studies, victimology and crime victim surveys, including crimes against business; Recidivism studies, capture/re-capture analysis
Broadhurst, R 2011, 'Chinese Black Societies and Triad-like Organisations', in Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organised Crime, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, England.
Member type - Chief Investigators
Industry - Australian National University
Investigative and Innovation
Illicit Organisations - Organised Crime and Terrorism