Professor Rosemary Barberet

Rosemary Barberet is Professor in the Sociology Department with teaching and service in International Criminal Justice. A native of Connecticut and trained in criminology in the United States (PhD, University of Maryland, 1994), she commenced her academic career in Europe (Spain and England). Dr. Barberet’s publications have dealt with self-reported youth crime, violence against women, business crime, crime indicators and comparative methodology. Her presentations and guest lectures span two continents, three languages and have been delivered to public service professionals (police officers, judges and court employees, women’s associations) as well as to academic colleagues. Dr. Barberet’s research interests include the use of criminal justice data and research in policymaking, crime indicators, victimization, gender and crime and cross-cultural methodology. From 2001-2005 she chaired the International Division of the American Society of Criminology. She is actively involved in a number of criminology associations around the world and is fluent in Spanish and French. In 2006 Dr. Barberet was awarded the Herbert Bloch Award of the American Society of Criminology for service to the society and to the professional interests of criminology, as well as the Rafael Salillas Award of the Sociedad Espanola de Investigación Criminológica. Her most recent book, Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry won awards from both the Division of International Criminology of the American Society of Criminology and the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. Dr. Barberet represents the International Sociological Association (ISA) at the United Nations and is a member of the ISA Executive Committee. She has consulted for the World Bank, the Colombian Government’s Statistical Agency DANE, the Puerto Rico Council on Higher Education and was an invited expert to the Technical Consultative Expert Group Meeting on Making the United Nations Crime Prevention Guidelines Work.

Professor Patricia Faraldo Cabana

Patricia Faraldo Cabana studied Law and Criminology at the universities of A Corunna and Santiago de Compostela, Spain. She earned a Ph.D. at the University of A Corunna, working as associate professor for criminal law since 1996, and as university professor since 2010. Professor Faraldo Cabana’s research covers a variety of themes within the criminal field and are written in four European languages. In her initial years her research focused on economic crimes. More recently she has worked on organized crime and terrorism, computer crimes and gender violence, but also on command responsibility, corporate responsibility, extravagant legislation and false testimony. Currently she is interested on pecuniary penalties, in particular confiscation and fines.

Professor John Braithwaite

John Braithwaite was one active founder of the Asian Criminological Society. He was a Founder of the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University. He leads the Peacebuilding Compared project, which engages “Crime and Justice in Asia and the Global South”. His latest book is Cascades of Violence: War, crime and peacebuilding across South Asia (2017 with Bina D’Costa). His work is known for a focus on restorative justice, responsive regulation and networked governance of freedom and tyranny.

Professor Raewyn Connell

Raewyn Connell is Professor Emerita at the University of Sydney, a Life Member of the NTEU, and one of Australia’s leading social scientists. Her most recent books are Southern Theory (2007), about social thought in the postcolonial world; Confronting Equality (2011), about social science and politics; Gender: In World Perspective (3rd edn, with Rebecca Pearse, 2015) and El género en serio (2015). Her other books include Masculinities, Schools & Social Justice, Ruling Class Ruling Culture, Gender & Power, and Making the Difference. Her work has been translated into eighteen languages. She has taught in departments of sociology, political science, and education, and is a long-term participant in the labour movement and peace movement.

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Professor Jianhong Liu

Jianhong Liu is a Professor at University of Macau. He earned his PhD from State University of New York at Albany in 1993. He is the winner of 2016 American Society of Criminology’s “Freda Adler Distinguished Scholar Award”. He is currently the President of the Scientific Commission of the International Society for Criminology (since 2014), the Chairman of the General Assembly of the Asian Criminological Society (2016-2019), and a member of the steering committee of Campbell Collaboration’s Crime and Justice Group (since 2009). Professor Liu has served in numerous leadership roles in international academic organizations, such as being the Founding President of Asian Criminological Society (2009 – 2015), being an Expert Nominator for Stockholm Prize in Criminology appointed by the Stockholm Prize in Criminology Foundation, being a Grant Reviewer for the European Research Council. He was a council member of World Economic Forum for the Global Agenda council, and a consultant for United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime East Asia and Pacific Center etc. Professor Liu has been appointed by numerous prominent universities and research institutes as honorary professors or research fellows. He has been invited to give about 60 keynote speeches, endowment lectures, and invited seminars and talks at universities and academic organizations around the world. Prof Liu is the editor-in-chief of the Asian Journal of Criminology (Springer Publishing) and the editor of “Springer Series on Asian Criminology & Criminal Justice”, by Springer.  He is also a member of the editorial boards of about 20 international academic journals, including British Journal of Criminology.  Prof Liu is the author, editor-in-chief, or co-editor of nearly 30 books. He has published 100 journal articles and book chapters. His recent work includes the Asian Paradigm and Relationism Theory of Comparative Justice.

Associate Professor Camila Prando

She holds a law degree from the Federal University of Paraná (2000), a master’s degree in law from the Federal University of Santa Catarina (2003) and a doctorate in criminal law Federal University of Santa Catarina (2012). She is currently an adjunct professor of criminal law at the University of Brasília. Conducts research with a focus on Criminology, History of Law and Criminal Control, Critical Criminal Dogmatics.

Associate Professor Anqi Shen

Anqi worked in China as a police officer and then a qualified practising lawyer in a Nanjing law firm. She completed a PhD in England on comparative sentencing culture between China and England and Wales. She was a visiting scholar with Nanjing Normal University in 2013, and is an adjunct professor with the Law School of Nanjing University of Finance and Economics in China.  Anqi’s research interests include Chinese organised crime, youth and female crime, youth and female related criminal justice matters and some combination of these areas. She has published in a range of international peer reviewed journals including British Journal of Criminology, Criminology and Criminal JusticeInternational Criminal Justice ReviewTrends in Organized Crime and European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice.

Professor Chuen-Jim Sheu

Dr. Chuen-Jim Sheu is a distinguished professor of criminology and criminal justice at National Taipei University. He is best known as an advocate of restorative justice and control theory in Taiwan. Jim has done quite a lot of research, writing and publications in rather extensive areas of control theory, restorative justice(particularly, the aboriginal restorative justice in Taiwan), gang and homicide study in Taiwan, victimization and life course study, both in English and Chinese. Particularly, he is the director(or co-director) of four waves of National Crime Victimization Survey (2000, 2005, 2010,2015) sponsored by National Police Agency.

Jim Sheu is also a consultant to assist MOJ to formulate and implement Restorative Justice Initiative in 2010. He received two awards from Minister of Justice due to his dedication and assistance to Restorative Justice Initiative. Now all the district prosecutor offices in Taiwan offer RJI to provide necessary services to victims and offenders to meet and reconcile. Currently and with Dr. Lan-Ying Huang, he is the training project director of restorative justice facilitators, a project supported by the Ministry of Justice.

Jim hopes to continue his research, writing and publication in the above areas in the years to come.

Professor Maximo Sozzo

Maximo is a Professor of Sociology and Criminology at the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, Universidad Nacional del Litoral (Santa Fe, Argentina). Director of the Master’s Degree in Criminology and of the Crime and Society Program of the same house of studies. He is Adjunct Professor (2013/2016) of the School of Justice, Queensland University of Techonology, Australia. He has been a Fellow (2010/2011) of the Straus Institute for the Advanced Study of Law and Justice, School of Law, New York University, USA. He has been a visiting professor at the following universities: Bologna (Italy), Barcelona (Spain), Central European (Hungary), Hamburg (Germany), Toronto (Canada), San Carlos (Guatemala), Los Andes ), FLACSO Ecuador (Ecuador), Central Chile (Chile), Andina Simon Bolivar (Bolivia). And in many Argentine universities. He has published more than 75 chapters of books and articles and 11 books in the field of social and historical studies on the criminal issue. He is currently Director of Crime and Society. Journal of Social Sciences and Associate Editor of Punishment and Society. The International Journal of Penology.

Professor Sandra Walklate

Sandra is a Professor in Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool (UK). Throughout her career she has maintained an interest in criminal victimisation that in more recent times has been extended both substantially and conceptually to include the impact of ‘new terrorism’ and war. Her most recent work has extended this interest in war through a critical engagement with criminological understandings of war and its consequences through a gendered lens.

Professor Rob White

Criminologist, Professor Rob White, is pioneering the field of green criminology internationally. He has published seven books on the topic. His research explores harm as the determination of what is criminal, not the law. He seeks to find ways to criminalise international acts of harm against humans, biospheres, plant species and animals. Professor White is exploring the development of specialist environmental courts as a forum to prosecute transgressions against ecosystems and animals. He is also working with international policing agencies like Interpol on transnational law enforcement issues and strategies. Professor White is also interested in innovative justice, particularly in relation to youth offending.

Professor Guoling Zhao

Guoling Zhao is a Professor of Law at Peking University, China. She is also the Director of the Crime Research Center of Peking University, Vice President of Chinese Society of Criminology, Executive Director of China Prison Association, and Executive Director of the Judicial Administrative Drug Rehabilitation Association of China. Professor Zhao’s research areas include crime victim’s assistance, execution of punishment, juvenile justice system and juvenile delinquency. Her most recent books are Empirical Research on Crime Victims Assistance within the Area of Social Assistance (2016), Criminal Science of Execution (2014), Research on Juvenile Justice System Reform (2011), and Research on Educational Measures for Preventing of Adolescent Victimization from Internet (2010). Her paper Crime in China, 1949-2005 has been awarded Distinguished Paper Award at the 2nd Istanbul Conference on Democracy and Global Security (2007). She was awarded Distinguished International Scholar Award by American Society of Criminology, Division of International Criminology (2006). Professor Zhao was the Board member of Asian Criminological Society (2009-2012).

Honourable Nasara Danmallam

Nasara Danmallam is the Attorney General and Honourable Commissioner of Justice of Niger State in Nigeria. Prior to his appointment on 7th December 2015 he was in the private sector having worked in some of Nigeria’s leading law firms and corporate organisations.
He holds an LL. B (Hons) Degree from the University of Jos and has also completed an LL. M Degree with the University of Lagos. He is Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Zin Hwan Kim

Zin-Hwan Kim has been President of the Korean Institute of Criminology (KIC) since 2015.  KIC was established in March 1989 as the one and only national research institute in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.  The Korean Institute of Criminology (KIC) has a quarter century of experience in conducting high-quality, evidence-based research on crime situation and causes of crime, and establishing policy measures of crime prevention. The KIC has secured its position as a leading research institute in criminal justice by providing scientific research to support policy decisions on the most pressing issues in Korea.

The KIC operates under the Office of the Prime Minister, as a member of the Korean Research Council for Economics, Humanities and Social Sciences.

President Zin-Hwan Kim served as the Chief Public Prosecutor at Seoul District Prosecutor’s Office in 2002. Zin-Hwan Kim studied at the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Germany, holds LL.M of Seoul National University and completed a Doctor of Law at Hanyang University Graduate School in 2003.