Adjunct professor, University of Western Australia

Mark has a degree in law from Cambridge and postgraduate qualifications in sociology (DPhil, Oxford), criminology (MPhil, Cambridge) and education (GradCertTertEd, MEdStud, Flinders). Between 1988 and 1992, Mark lectured in the United Kingdom. He moved to Flinders University in 1993 and was Winthrop Professor of Law and Criminology in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia 2010-16. He is an adjunct professor at both Flinders University and UWA and Senior Consultant at Australasian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services (AHRECS) and Higher Education Evaluation & Development (HEED) Consulting.

Mark is author of South African Political Exile in the United Kingdom published by Palgrave Macmillan (1999) and Ethics and the Governance of Criminological Research in Australia (NSW Government, 2004), author (with Iain Hay) of Research Ethics for Social Scientists: Between Ethical Conduct and Regulatory Compliance (Sage, 2006) and co-editor of International Victimology (Australian Institute of Criminology, 1996), Criminal Justice in Diverse Communities (Federation, 2000), Crime and Justice in Australia (Lawbook Company, 2003), Crime and Justice: a Guide to Criminology (Lawbook Company, 2006), and Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists: Beyond Regulatory Compliance (Sage, 2015).

Mark undertakes consultancy in higher education, research ethics and research integrity. He has acted as a consultant to various institutions, agencies and NGOs, including the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian Governments, CSIRO and the National Health and Medical Research Council, the European Research Council and to universities and private higher education institutions in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Taiwan and the United Kingdom.

Mark's current research interests include: research ethics in criminology, socio-legal studies and, more generally, in social science, and learning and teaching in criminology and law.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Adjunct Professor of Social Sciences, University of Western Australia
  • 2017–present
    Senior Consultant, Higher Education Evaluation & Development (HEED) Consulting
  • 2010–present
    Adjunct Professor of Law and Criminology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
  • 2007–present
    Senior Consultant, Australasian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services (AHRECS)
  • 2010–2016
    Winthrop Professor of Law and Criminology, University of Western Australia
  • 2004–2009
    Professor of Law and Criminology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Education

  • 1999 
    Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, Master of Educational Studies
  • 1997 
    Balliol College, Oxford University, DPhil (Sociology)
  • 1996 
    Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education
  • 1989 
    St John’s College, University of Cambridge, MA Law
  • 1988 
    St John’s College, University of Cambridge, MPhil Criminology

Publications

  • 2015
    Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists: Beyond Regulatory Compliance, London: Sage.
  • 2006
    Research Ethics for Social Scientists: Between Ethical Conduct and Regulatory Compliance. (co-author with Iain Hay), London: Sage.
  • 2006
    Crime and Justice: a Guide to Criminology. (co-editor with Goldsmith and Daly), Sydney: Lawbook Company.
  • 1999
    South African Political Exile in the United Kingdom. , London: Macmillan.

Grants and Contracts

  • 2013
    The expanding disciplinary scope of research ethics committees: an inquiry into need and resistance.
    Role:
    CI4
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2013
    Smart casual: towards excellence in sessional teaching in Law
    Role:
    CI2
    Funding Source:
    Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching
  • 2010
    Learning and Teaching Academic Standards
    Role:
    Discipline Scholar
    Funding Source:
    Australian Learning and Teaching Council
  • 2009
    Australian Jurors’ Perspectives on Expert Evidence.
    Role:
    CI3
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2008
    The Key to the Door? Teaching Awards in Australian Higher Education.
    Role:
    Associate Fellowship
    Funding Source:
    Australian Learning and Teaching Council
  • 2008
    Facilitating flexible, enquiry-based experiential learning through an accessible, three-dimensional virtual learning environment (3DVLE).
    Role:
    Member of Project Team
    Funding Source:
    Australian Learning and Teaching Council

Honours

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (UK), Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), Australian Learning and Teaching Fellow