BiographyDr Russell Brewer is a Senior Lecturer at Flinders University Law School. He has a PhD in Criminology from the Australian National University. His research interests include policing, crime prevention, Internet crime, and social networks. In particular, his work seeks to establish the significance of networks as a tool for providing a clearer understanding of the risk factors that lead to deviance, as well as the structural characteristics of policing responses to criminality. He has a range of publications exploring these areas, including a series of journal articles, as well as a monograph for the Clarendon Series in Criminology, Oxford University Press.
Russell is a founding member of the Centre for Crime Policy and Research at Flinders University, and is also a Chief Investigator on a 5-year ARC funded Digital Youth Research Project.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Cybercrime, Policing,, Regulation, Social network analysis