In 2000-1, Scott was a principal researcher with Jock Collins, Greg Noble and Paul Tabar on the Youth, Ethnicity and Crime in Western Sydney (SPIRT) project funded by the Australian Research Council and 26 ‘industry’ partners. Scott co-authored together Kebabs, Kids, Cops and Crime (Pluto Australia, 2000) and Bin Laden in the Suburbs (Sydney Institute of Criminology, 2004). In 2003-4, Scott led research on post-9/11 anti-Arab and anti-Muslim violence, vilification and discrimination, commissioned by Australia’s Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission and co-authored the report Living with Racism (2004).
In 2007 Scott was appointed Professor in Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University, where Scott convened the Crime and Social Justice research group. Scott was appointed as Professor in Criminology at the University of Auckland in March 2013.
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