Curriculum Vitae: John Bradford BRAITHWAITE
Many publications on this CV can be found at www.anu.edu.au/fellows/jbraithwaite and
some are also available on SSRN: http://ssrn.com/author=332001
(updated February 2015)
Born Ipswich, Australia 1951, Married to Valerie Braithwaite 1972, father to Ben (1982) and
Sari Braithwaite (1985).
1972 B.A. with a major in Psychology and IIA honours in Anthropology and
Sociology at the University of Queensland.
1977 Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Queensland.
2002- Distinguished Professor, The Australian National University
2007-2011 Second Australian Research Council Federation Fellowship, College of Asia and the
Pacific, The Australian National University
2001-2006 Australian Research Council Federation Fellowship, Research School of Social
Sciences, The Australian National University
2001 Meyer Visiting Research Professor, New York University Law School
1988-1994 Visiting Fellow, American Bar Foundation.
1984-1988 Senior Research Fellow in Sociology, Research School of Social Sciences,
The Australian National University.
1982-1984 Director, Australian Federation of Consumer Organizations.
1978-1982 Criminologist, Australian Institute of Criminology.
1979 Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, Program in Social
Ecology, University of California, Irvine, and UN Centre on Transnational
1977-1978 Lecturer, Department of Anthropology and Sociology, University of
1977 Senior Teaching Fellow, School of Humanities, Griffith University.
1976 Teaching Fellow, School of Humanities, Griffith University.
1975 Part-time Tutor and Lecturer in social science methodology, School of
Humanities, Griffith University.
2014 Radzinowicz Prize shared with Dr Ali Wardak for best article in British
Journal of Criminology, 2013
2012 Future Justice Prize, Australia
2012 Inaugural Winner, Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
Distinguished Criminologist Award
2012 Life member, Australian Labour Party
2012 Fellow, Australian Risk Policy Institute
2009 Postgraduate and Research Students Association and ANU Dean of Students
Top Supervisor Award
2008 Honourary Doctorate, KU Leuven, Belgium
2006 Stockholm Prize in Criminology
2006 Installed as a Chief of the Naboin Clan, Selau, Bougainville, PNG (clan
name given – John Kiwa).
2006 Australian Research Council, Federation Fellowship (second award).
2005 Prix Emile Durkheim, International Society of Criminology, for lifetime
contributions to criminology.
2005 Allen Austin Bartholomew Prize for the best article published in the
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology in 2003-2004 (with P.
2005 Fellow, Australian Compliance Institute
2004 Grawemeyer Award ($US200,000) for Ideas Improving World Order (for
Global Business Regulation with P Drahos).
2004 Annual Braithwaite Prize for the best honours student in criminology
inaugurated by University of Queeensland.
2004 Kalven Prize, Law and Society Association (first non-American to win
highest honour of this association).
2004 Sutherland Prize for research contributing to American Criminology,
American Society of Criminology (second non-American winner).
2003 The Australian Sociological Association Award for One of the 10 Most
Influential Books in the History of Australian Sociology, for Crime, Shame
and Reintegration. (Based on a vote of the TASA membership).
2002 Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation.
2002 Honorable Mention (second place), Herbert Jacob Book Prize, Law and
Society Association (US) (for Global Business Regulation, with P. Drahos).
2002 American Sociological Association, Sociology of Law book prize (for
Global Business Regulation, with P. Drahos).
2001 Australian Research Council, Federation Fellowship.
2000 Hart Socio-Legal Book Prize (for Global Business Regulation, with P.
1998 Fellow of the American Society of Criminology.
1997 Wallace Lecture and Medal, World Congress of Gerontology, Adelaide.
1994 Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
1992 Announced Finalist, American Sociological Association Distinguished
Publication Award for Crime, Shame and Reintegration.
1992 Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology for lifetime
scholarly contributions to the discipline of criminology by a non-North
1991 Michael J. Hindelang Award of the American Society of Criminology for
the most outstanding contribution to criminology in the previous three years
(for Crime, Shame and Reintegration).
1991 New South Wales Police Service, Award for Service to Police Education.
1990 Outstanding Scholarship Award of the Society for the Study of Social
Problems (U.S.) for Crime, Shame and Reintegration.
1989-1994 Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
1988 Donald R. Cressey Award of Society of Certified Fraud Examiners for
contributions to white-collar crime education and prevention and naming of
a Braithwaite building in 1991 at the Society’s Headquarters in Austin,
1986 Fellow, Institute for Financial Crime Prevention (US).
1966 & 1968 W.P. Colborne Bursary for a son or daughter of a member of the Printing
Industries Employees Union (Qld).
2009- present Patron, Asia-Pacific Forum for Restorative Justice
2009- 2012 International Advisor, One World Trust.
2009-2011 Advisory Board, Health Action International
2008-present Honorary Advisor, Hawaii Friends of Civic and Law Related Education
2006-2012 A Principal, John Woolman College of Equity, Restorative Justice,
Peacemaking and Conflict Transformation
2005-present Member, International Academic Council, Barcelona Institute for
2005-present Global Advisory Board, Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies.
2002-2005 Reputex Committee Member, Good Reputation Index of Top 100 Australian
1999-present International Institute for Restorative Practices Advisory Council and
Honorary Trustee to the Board.
2000-present Director, Foundation for Effective Markets and Governance.
2000-2012 Member, NGO Alliance, Working Party on Restorative Justice.
1995-1999 President, Rupert Public Interest Movement.
1993-1998 Member, Fair Trade Forum.
1993-1994 Treasurer, Rupert Public Interest Movement.
1983-86, 91-99 Council Member, Australian Consumers’ Association.
1986-1987 Chair, Social Policy Committee, Alcohol and Drug Foundation, Australia.
1985 Chair, Australian Federation of Consumer Organizations.
1983-1986 Executive Member, Rupert Public Interest Movement.
1982-1984 Executive Director, Australian Federation of Consumer Organizations.
1968-present Active in a variety of environmental, human rights, health care, child care,
aged care, arts and development groups and the labour movement.
1985-present Consultancies since 1985 with the Singapore Juvenile Court, the
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the
Commonwealth Department of Community Services and Health, the
Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department, the Commonwealth
Department of Finance and Administration, the Commonwealth Department
of Workplace Relations and Small Business, the Australian Taxation Office,
the National Occupational Health and Safety Commission, the National
Road Transport Commission, the Victorian Department of Labour, the
Australian Law Reform Commission, the Committee for the Economic
Development of Australia, the Hudson Institute, the Australian Federal
Police, the New South Wales Police, the South Australian and NSW
Attorney General's Departments, the Open Society Institute, Workcover
(NSW), United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention,
United Nations Asian and Far East Institute, Family Court of Australia,
Department of Education and Workplace Relations. Since 1990, approaches
for paid consultancies have been eschewed in favour of regularly sitting
down with government leaders for a cup of tea often followed by a formal
presentation and Q&A, or a half day workshop (without charge).
2005-2008 Panel Member, Better Practice in Aged and Awards, The Aged Care
Standards and Accreditation Agency
2002-2012 International Board of Assessors, Intellectual Property Research Institute of