- David Brown
DipCrim Camb, LLB Auck LLD Auckland
Emeritus Professor David Brown taught Criminal Law, Advanced Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Crime Prevention, Community Corrections and Penology courses at the University of NSW in Sydney from 1974 to 2008. He is a co-author of the major and innovative Criminal Laws (1990), (2nd edn 1996) and (3rd edn 2001) (4th edn 2006) (5th edn 2011) (6th edn 2015) which has become the leading student teaching text in criminal law in universities in NSW.
David is very widely published across the broad areas of criminal law, criminal justice, criminology and penology, both in Australia and internationally. He has co-authored or co-edited 13 books; published 73 chapters in books, and over 100 articles in journals and in conference proceedings published; given 130 conference papers or public addresses all over the world; and is a regular media commentator on criminal justice issues.
Areas of expertise
Criminal Law, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Penology, Bail, Penology
Member Editorial Board Current Issues in Criminal Justice,
• Member of the International Associate Editorial Board of pre-eminent international penology journal, Punishment and Society.
• 2012 Adjunct Professor, School of Justice, QUT.
Fellow of Australian Academy of Law
Chair, Lionel Murphy Foundation since 2002
• Australian Research Council (ARC) Justice Reinvestment Project (with Chris Cunneen, Julie Stubbs, Melanie Schwartz and Courtney Young) 2013-2015, $235,000
• Australian Research Council (ARC) Youth Punishment Project (with Eileen Baldry, Chris Cunneen, Barry Goldson, Melanie Schwartz) 2013-2016, $429,000
2008 (with Chris Cunneen, Eileen Baldry. Mark Brown and Alex Steel) $500,000 ARC grant for Australian Prison Project
1990 (with Dr S Egger, R Hogg, J Stubbs) $50,000 ARC grant for Local Crime Victim Survey
1992 ARC $35,000 ARC grant to continue crime victim project
1991 $24,000 from Criminology Research Council for project on prison informers
19 August 2016
15 June 2015
27 April 2015
4 September 2014
15 August 2014
7 February 2014
28 October 2011