Professor John Scott - Chief Editor, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
John 's current research interests are in the areas of drug supply, sexual and gendered crime, and rural crime. Since completing his PhD in 2001, he has published widely, including 27 books and major research reports and over 100 papers and book chapters, many with leading international journals and publishers. He has also had sustained success in attracting nationally competitive grants and industry funding, including two ARC Discovery Grants, two National Drug Law Enforcement Research Grants, a Rural Industry Research and Development Grant, Criminology Research Grant and an ARC Linkage. In terms of teaching, he won a 2007 National (Carrick) Award, in addition to institutional awards for teaching and curriculum innovation. He has been actively involved in institutional leadership roles, including leader of a Collaborative Research Network (CRN) and extended periods acting as a head of school at QUT and UNE. In terms of broader service roles, he hasserved as a Chief Examiner with the New South Wales Board of Studies and was a member of the Community Relations Commission, New South Wales. He is currently is a member of the ARC College of Experts, edits the Routledge Series Crime and Justice Studies in Asia and the Global South and is Vice President of the Asian Criminological Society.
- The ecology of crime, especially rural Crime
- Social control, with a focus on public health regulations
- The social construction and governance of sexual deviance, with a focus on sex work and technology
- Masculinity and violence
- The supply and regulation of drugs
John Scott's QUT profile https://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/j31.scott