Workshop Closing Address

Workshop Closing Address

Professor Andrew Goldsmith, Professor of Law, Executive Director, Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention University of Wollongong


Andrew Goldsmith is Executive Director, Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, and Professor of Law, University  of Wollongong, NSW, Australia  and Adjunct Professor  of Law and Criminal Justice, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. He holds degrees in law, criminology and sociology, and has practised law in South Australia and Victoria. 

He  has  a longstanding interest in police governance and accountability, and has  published extensively in this area, including two books on civilian oversight of policing.  In 2010, he established the Integrity Studies program at the University of Wollongong. In November 2011, he was the keynote speaker at the Australian Public Sector Anti-­‐Corruption Conference in Fremantle, Western Australia.

Among his current research interests is the significance of social media for public sector accountability and particularly police accountability.

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