Professor John Scott - Co-Chief Editor, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy
Professor John Scott is currently Head of School in the School of Justice, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice at Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia.
He 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.
Professor Scott has published widely, including 27 books, major research reports, over 100 papers and book chapters and has sustained success in attracting nationally competitive grants and industry funding. Research interests include:
- The ecology of crime, especially small places
- Social control, with a focus on public health regulations
- The social construction and governance of sex and gender, with a focus on sex work
- Masculinity and violence
- The supply and regulation of drugs
In terms of teaching, Professor Scott won a 2007 National (Carrick) Award, in addition to institutional awards for teaching and curriculum innovation.
Professor Scott has been actively involved in institutional leadership roles, including leader of a Collaborative Research Network and extended periods acting as a head of school at QUT and UNE. In terms of broader service roles, he has served as a Chief Examiner with the New South Wales Board of Studies and was a member of the Community Relations Commission,
John Scott's QUT profile https://staff.qut.edu.au/staff/j31.scott