|Dr. Peter Grabosky is Professor Emeritus in the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northwestern University, and has written widely on regulation, criminal justice and public policy. His general interests are in computer crime, policing, and regulatory failure. He is interested specifically in how non-governmental institutions may be harnessed in furtherance of public policy.
A Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and former Vice President of the Asian Criminological Society, Dr. Grabosky was the 2006 winner of the Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology for contributions to comparative and international criminology; and the 2011 recipient of the Prix Hermann Mannheim from the Centre International de Criminologie Comparée, Université de Montréal, for contributions to the development of comparative criminology. In 2012 the (US) National White Collar Crime Center and the White Collar Crime Research Consortium awarded him the Gilbert Geis Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding professional contributions in the area of white collar crime.
Dr. Grabosky is the author of Cybercrime (Oxford University Press 2016); Crime and Terrorism (2010 with M. Stohl); Lengthening the Arm of the Law: Enhancing Police Resources in the 21st Century (2009 with J. Ayling and C. Shearing), and Cyber Criminals on Trial (2004 with R. Smith and G. Urbas). The latter book won the Distinguished Book Award of American Society of Criminology’s Division of International Criminology.