Position

Research Higher Degree Coordinator
Law

Biography

Associate Professor David Bright is a Criminologist and Forensic Psychologist. He has worked in a range of clinical and forensic settings including community mental health services, police agencies, courts, and prisons. His research interests include criminal networks, organised crime, drugs and crime, and offender rehabilitation.

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching, University of New South Wales, 2013

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of New South Wales, School of Psychology, 2008; Thesis title: “The influence of gruesome evidence on juror emotion and decision making.”

Master of Psychology (Forensic) Honours, University of New South Wales, 2002

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) Honours, University of New South Wales, 1994

Honours, awards and grants

2010: The College of Forensic Psychologists (NSW Section) award for Research and Academic Work.

2010: Dean’s Rising Star Award for significant contributions to research (Faculty of Medicine, UNSW)

2007: Maconochie Award: “Best doctoral thesis on a forensic topic”. (College of Forensic Psychologists, Australian Psychological Society).

Key responsibilities

RHD Coordinator for the College of Business, Government and Law

Topic Lecturer:

Research expertise

  • Criminology

Supervisory interests

  • Organised crime
  • Police
  • Social network analysis
  • Social networks
  • Terrorism

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Organised crime (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Criminal networks (1) ;

Publications

  • Bright, D. (2017). Using Social Network Analysis to Design Crime Prevention Strategies: A Case Study of Methamphetamine Manufacture and Trafficking. In Benoit Leclerc and Ernest U. Savona, ed. Crime Prevention in the 21st Century: Insightful Approaches for Crime Prevention Initiatives. Switzerland: Springer, pp. 143-164.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-27793-6_11]
  • Bright, D. (2015). Disrupting and Dismantling Dark Networks: Lessons from Social Network Analysis and Computer Simulation. In Illuminating Dark Networks: The Study of Clandestine Groups and Organizations. New York, United States of America: Cambridge University Press, pp. 39-51.
  • Bright, D. and Delaney, J. (2015). Evolution of a drug trafficking network: Mapping changes in network structure and function across time. In Martin Bouchard, ed. Advances in Research on Illicit Networks. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 120-142.
  • Bright, D. (2015). Identifying Key Actors in Drug Trafficking Networks. In Gisela Bichler and Aili E. Malm, ed. Disrupting Criminal Networks: Network Analysis in Crime Prevention. Boulder, United States of America: Lynne Rienner Publishers, pp. 67-88.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C. and Levenkova, N. (2014). Dismantling Criminal Networks: Can Node Attributes Play a Role? In Carlo Morselli, ed. Crime and Networks. New York, United States of America: Routledge, pp. 148-162.
  • Cortoni, F., Anderson, D. and Bright, D. (2011). Locus of Control, Coping, and Sexual Offenders. In Barbara Schwartz, ed. Handbook of Sex Offender Treatment. New Jersey, United States of America: Civic Research Institute.
  • Hughes, C.E., Chalmers, J., Bright, D. and McFadden, M. (2016). Trafficking in multiple commodities: Exposing Australia’s poly-drug and poly-criminal networks. Canerra, Australian Capital Territory: National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund.
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  • Ritter, A., Bright, D. and Gong, W. (2012). Evaluating drug law enforcement interventions directed towards methamphetamine in Australia. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: National Drug Law Enforcement Rsearch Fund.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Bright, D. and Sutherland, R. (2015). “Just doing a favor for a friend”: Social supply of ecstasy through friendship networks. In Proceedings of 7th Illicit Networks Workshop. Montreal, Canada: Universite de Montreal. 7th Illicit Networks Workshop. Montreal, Canaca. Nov 2015.
  • Leiva, A. and Bright, D. (2015). “I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse”: Pathways into Organised Crime. In Proceedings of 7th Illicit Networks Workshop. Montreal, Canada: Universite de Montreal, Canada. 7th Illicit Networks Workshop. Montreal, Canad. Nov 2015.
  • Bright, D. (2014). “I do and I understand”: Enhancing student learning using experiential case studies and peer feedback. In Proceedings of Learning and Teaching Forum 2014. Sydney, New South Wales: University of New South Wales, Sydney. Learning and Teaching Forum. Sydney, New South Wales. May 2014.
  • Bright, D., Malm, A., Koskinen, J. and O'Connor, A. (2014). Criminal network dynamics: The formation and evolution of a drug trafficking network. In Proceedings of 6th Illicit Networks Workshop. Adelaide, South Australia: Flinders University, South Australia. 6th Illicit Networks Workshop. Adelaide, South Australia. Dec 2014.
  • Bright, D. and Greenhill, C. (2013). Dismantling and disrupting criminal networks: A Research perspective. In Proceedings of Organised Crime and Criminal Networks Workshop. Sydney, New South Wales: University of New South Wales. Organised Crime and Criminal Networks Workshop. Sydney, New South Wales. Feb 2013.
  • Bright, D. (2013). Disrupting drug trafficking networks: Identifying the hidden key actors. Presented. In Proceedings of 2013 Drug Policy Modelling Program Symposium. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Centre for Research Excellence into Injecting Drug Use. 2013 Drug Policy Modelling Program Symposium. Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. Jun 2013.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C., Reynolds, M., Ritter, A. and Morselli, C. (2013). The use of node-level attributes and centrality measures to identify key actors: a case study of a drug trafficking network. In Proceedings of 5th Illicit Networks Workshop. Los Angeles, California: California State University, United States of America. 5th Illicit Networks Workshop. Los Angeles, California. Sep 2013.
  • Bright, D. and Delaney, J. (2012). The evolution of a criminal network: Case study of an Australian drug trafficking network. In Proceedings of 4th Illicit Networks Workshop, Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver, Canada: Illicit Networks Workshop. 4th Illicit Networks Workshop, Vancouver, Canada. Vancouver, Canada. Oct 2012.
  • Bright, D., Chalmers, J. and Ritter, A. (2011). Risk perception among illicit drug dealers: Impact on deterrence and costs. In Proceedings of 2010 DPMP Seminar. Sydney, New South Wales: Drug Policy Modelling Program. 2010 DPMP Seminar. Sydney, New South Wales. Aug 2010.
  • Bright, D. and Ritter, A. (2011). Assessing the risks and rewards of crime: Decision making and deterrence in drug trafficking offenders. In APS Forensic Psychology National Conference. Noosa, Queensland: Australian Psychological Society. APS Forensic Psychology National Conference. Noosa, Queensland. Aug 2011.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C. and Levenkova, N. (2011). Dismantling criminal networks: can node attributes play a role? In 3rd Illicit Networks Workshop. Montreal, Canada: Universite de Montreal, Canada. 3rd Illicit Networks Workshop. Montreal, Canada. Oct 2011.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C. and Levenkova, N. (2010). Attack of the Nodes: Scale-Free Criminal Networks and Vulnerability to Targeted Law Enforcement Interventions. In Proceedings of 2nd Illicit Networks Workshop, Wollongong, Australia. Wollongong, New South Wales: University of Wollongong. 2nd Illicit Networks Workshop, Wollongong, Australia. Wollongong, New South Wales. Dec 2010.
  • Bright, D., Ritter, A. and Gong, W. (2010). Targeting traffickers: the effectiveness of law enforcement interventions directed at various levels of the methamphetamine supply chain. In National Symposium of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Sydney, Australia. Sydney, New South Wales: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. National Symposium of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Sydney, Australia. Sydney, New South Wales. Aug 2010.
  • Bright, D. (2009). Sex, drugs and natural selection: Substance use and addiction from the perspective of evolutionary psychology. In Proceedings of Evolutionary Psychology Interest Group, Australian Psychology Society, Sydney. Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Psychology Society. Evolutionary Psychology Interest Group, Australian Psychology Society, Sydney. Sydney, New South Wales. Jul 2009.
  • Bright, D. (2009). Underbelly versus the risks and prices framework: implications for drug markets research. In National Symposium of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Sydney, Australia. Sydney, New South Wales: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. National Symposium of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Sydney, Australia. Sydney, New South Wales. Sep 2009.
  • Bright, D., Hughes, C., Chalmers, J. and Grech, K. (2009). Social network analysis in illicit drug markets: an innovative methodology. In 1st Illicit Networks Workshop, Wollongong, Australia. Wollongong, New South Wales: University of Wollongong. 1st Illicit Networks Workshop, Wollongong, Australia. Wollongong, New South Wales. Dec 2009.
  • Bright, D. (2008). Examining the consequences of different types of law enforcement interventions directed towards methamphetamine. In Proceedings of 2008 DPMP Seminar, Sydney. Sydney, New South Wales: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre. 2008 DPMP Seminar, Sydney. Sydney, New South Wales. Aug 2008.
  • Martire, K.A., Bright, D., Hayes, H. and Yau, W.W. (2010). Substance Use Among Sexual Offenders and their Victims: A Descriptive Analysis. Drug and Alcohol Review, 29(Supp 1) pp. 48-49.
    [10.1111/j.1465-3362.2010.00261.x]
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, , Britz, and Morselli, (2015). Dismantling and disrupting criminal networks: Using computer simulations to test the effectiveness of law enforcement interventions. In Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology 2015. Washington DC, United States of America: American Society of Criminology. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Criminology 2015. Washington DC, United States of America. Nov 2015.
  • Hughes, C., Chalmers, J. and Bright, D. (2015). Exposing Australia’s poly-drug trafficking networks. In Proceedings of International Society for the Study of Drug Policy. Ghent, Belgium: Ghent University, Belgium. International Society for the Study of Drug Policy. Ghent, Belgium. May 2015.
  • Pearson, C.A.B., Singer, B.H. and Bright, D. (2014). Simulating meth production networks. In Proceedings of Sunbelt XXXIV Conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis. Florida, United States of America: International Network of Social Network Analysis. Sunbelt XXXIV Conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis. Florida, United States of America. Feb 2014.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C., Ritter, A. and Morselli, C. (2013). Dismantling and Disrupting Dark Networks: Lessons from Social Network Analysis and Computer Simulation. In Minerva Dark Networks Conference. West Point, United States of America: West Point, United States of America. Minerva Dark Networks Conference. West Point, United States of America. Sep 2013.
  • Bright, D. and Hughes, C. (2013). Drugs, money and organized crime. In Proceedings of Forensic Medicine and Science Conference. Sydney, New South Wales: Forensic And Medical Sexual Assault Clinicians Australia. Forensic Medicine and Science Conference. Sydney, New South Wales. Nov 2013.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C., Ritter, A., Morselli, C. and Gilroy, H. (2013). Multiplexity in a drug trafficking network: Using multiple types of directed ties to illuminate network structure. In Sunbelt XXXIII Conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis 2013. Hamburg, Germany: International Network of Social Network Analysis. Sunbelt XXXIII Conference of the International Network of Social Network Analysis 2013. Hamburg, Germany. May 2013.
  • Bright, D. (2012). “Six Degrees”: The strengths and vulnerabilities of drug trafficking networks. In ‘Drugs, crime and the front-line: Australasian perspective’ 2012 National Drug Trends Conference. Sydney, New South Australia: University of New South Wales, Australia. ‘Drugs, crime and the front-line: Australasian perspective’ 2012 National Drug Trends Conference. Sydney, New South Australia. Oct 2012.
  • Bright, D., Sunderland, M., Chalmers, J. and McKetin, R. (2012). How do increases in the retail prices of cannabis and ecstasy affect consumption patterns of alcohol and illicit drugs? In “Public Criminologies: Crime, Power and Marginalisation” 2012 ANZSOC Auckland Conference. Auckland, New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology. “Public Criminologies: Crime, Power and Marginalisation” Auckland, New Zealand. Nov 2012.
  • Bright, D. (2011). Drug trafficking networks: What does network structure tell us about their vulnerability to law enforcement interventions. In DPMP Research Symposium, Sydney, 18 March. Sydney, New South Wales: Drug Policy Modelling Program. DPMP Research Symposium, Sydney, 18 March. Sydney, New South Wales. Mar 2011.
  • Gong, W., Ritter, A. and Bright, D. (2010). Understanding the dynamics of Australian methamphetamine markets: making better use of price data. In Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, 2010, Santa Monica. Santa Monica, United States of America: Drug Policy Research Center. Annual Conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, 2010, Santa Monica. Santa Monica, United States of America. Mar 2010.
  • Hughes, C., Lancaster, K. and Bright, D. (2010). Panel – Media, laws and networks gone bad? Examining the implications of media, law reform and criminal network structure for illicit drugs policy. In Proceedings of Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference, Sydney. Sydney, New South Wales: University of Sydney, New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference, Sydney. Sydney, New South Wales. Jul 2010.
  • Bright, D. (2009). Civil Juries: The impact of gruesome evidence and plaintiff injury severity. In Proceedings of 31st International Congress on Law and Mental Health. New York, USA. New York, United States of America: International Academy of Law and Mental Health. 31st International Congress on Law and Mental Health. New York, USA. New York, United Staes of America. Jun 2009.
  • Bright, D. (2009). Interviews with Incarcerated High Level Drug Dealers: Benefits, challenges, and methodologies. In Proceedings of 31st International Congress on Law and Mental Health. New York, USA. New York, United States of America: International congress on Law and Mental Health. 31st International Congress on Law and Mental Health. New York, USA. New York, United States of America. Jun 2009.
  • Gong, W., Ritter, A. and Bright, D. (2009). Review of economic evaluation methods of law enforcement against drugs. In 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs, Darwin, Australia. Darwin, Northern Territory: Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs, Darwin, Australia. Darwin, Northern Territory. Nov 2009.
  • Bright, D. and Ritter, A. (2009). A Conceptual framework for illicit drug seizures: what do seizures really mean? In 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs, Darwin, Australia. Darwin, Northern Territory: Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. 28th Annual Conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs, Darwin, Australia. Darwin, Northern Territory. Nov 2009.
  • Bright, D. (2009). The psychology of high level drug dealers: How well do dealers evaluate their risk of detection by law enforcement agencies? In Proceedings of APS College of Forensic Psychologists Conference, Melbourne. Melbourne, Victoria: Australian Psychological Society. APS College of Forensic Psychologists Conference, Melbourne. Melbourne, Victoria. Sep 2009.
  • Bright, D.A. and Sutherland, R. (2017). "Just doing a favor for a friend": The social supply of ecstasy through friendship networks. Journal of Drug Issues, 47(3) pp. 492-504.
    [10.1177/0022042617704004] [Scopus]
  • Hughes, C.E., Bright, D.A. and Chalmers, J. (2017). Social network analysis of Australian poly-drug trafficking networks: How do drug traffickers manage multiple illicit drugs? Social Networks, 51 pp. 135-147.
    [10.1016/j.socnet.2016.11.004] [Scopus]
  • O'Sullivan, K., Holderness, D., Hong, X.Y., Bright, D.A. and Kemp, R. (2017). Public Attitudes in Australia to the Reintegration of ex-Offenders: Testing a Belief in Redeemability (BiR) scale. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 23(3) pp. 409-424.
    [10.1007/s10610-016-9328-8] [Scopus]
  • O'Sullivan, K., Williams, R., Hong, X.Y., Bright, D.A. and Kemp, R. (2016). Measuring offenders’ belief in the possibility of desistance. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology,
    [10.1177/0306624X16678940]
  • Hughes, C.E., Chalmers, J., Bright, D. and McFadden, M. (2016). Poly-drug trafficking: Estimating the scale, trends and harms at the Australian border. International Journal of Drug Policy, 31 pp. 80-89.
    [10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.01.005] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C., Ritter, A. and Morselli, C. (2015). Networks within networks: using multiple link types to examine network structure and identify key actors in a drug trafficking operation. Global Crime, 16(3) pp. 219-237.
    [10.1080/17440572.2015.1039164] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C., Reynolds, M., Ritter, A. and Morselli, C. (2015). The Use of Actor-Level Attributes and Centrality Measures to Identify Key Actors: A Case Study of an Australian Drug Trafficking Network. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 31(3) pp. 262-278.
    [10.1177/1043986214553378] [Scopus]
  • Leiva, A. and Bright, D. (2015). The usual suspects: Media representation of ethnicity in organised crime. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(4) pp. 311-325.
    [10.1007/s12117-015-9251-2] [Scopus]
  • O'Sullivan, K., Kemp, R. and Bright, D. (2015). Identity, self-story and desistance from crime. The Journal of Forensic Practice, 17(3) pp. 219-230.
    [10.1108/JFP-03-2015-0020] [Scopus]
  • McKetin, R., Chalmers, J., Sunderland, M. and Bright, D. (2014). Recreational drug use and binge drinking: Stimulant but not cannabis intoxication is associated with excessive alcohol consumption. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33(4) pp. 436-445.
    [10.1111/dar.12147] [Scopus]
  • McKetin, R., Livingston, M., Chalmers, J. and Bright, D. (2014). The role of off-licence outlets in binge drinking: A survey of drinking practices last Saturday night among young adults in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33(1) pp. 51-58.
    [10.1111/dar.12073] [Scopus]
  • Sunderland, M., Chalmers, J., McKetin, R. and Bright, D. (2014). Typologies of alcohol consumption on a saturday night among young adults. ALCOHOLISM-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCH, 38(6) pp. 1745-1752.
    [10.1111/acer.12400] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Delaney, J. (2013). Evolution of a drug trafficking network: Mapping changes in network structure and function across time. Global Crime, 14(2-3) pp. 238-260.
    [10.1080/17440572.2013.787927] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D., Hughes, C.E. and Chalmers, J. (2012). Illuminating dark networks: A social network analysis of an Australian drug trafficking syndicate. Crime, Law and Social Change, 57(2) pp. 151-176.
    [10.1007/s10611-011-9336-z] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Martire, K.A. (2012). Does Coerced Treatment of Substance-Using Offenders Lead to Improvements in Substance Use and Recidivism? A Review of the Treatment Efficacy Literature. Australian Psychologist, 48(1) pp. 69-81.
    [10.1111/j.1742-9544.2012.00072.x] [Scopus]
  • Gong, W., Ritter, A., Bright, D. and Doran, C. (2012). How profitable is methamphetamine dealing in Australia? Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 122(3) pp. 208-212.
    [10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.09.028] [Scopus]
  • Hughes, C.E., Chalmers, J., Bright, D., Matthew-Simons, F. and Sindicich, N. (2012). Examining supply changes in Australia's cocaine market. Drug and Alcohol Review, 31(3) pp. 263-272.
    [10.1111/j.1465-3362.2011.00350.x] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2011). Mock juror decision making in a civil negligence trial: The impact of gruesome evidence, injury severity, and information processing route. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 18(3) pp. 439-459.
    [10.1080/13218719.2010.492095] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Ritter, A. (2011). Australian trends in drug user and drug dealer arrest rates: 1993 to 2006-07. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 18(2) pp. 190-201.
    [10.1080/13218711003739524] [Scopus]
  • McKetin, R., Sutherland, R., Bright, D. and Norberg, M.M. (2011). A systematic review of methamphetamine precursor regulations. Addiction, 106(11) pp. 1911-1924.
    [10.1111/j.1360-0443.2011.03582.x] [Scopus]
  • Woodrow, A.C. and Bright, D. (2011). Effectiveness of a Sex Offender Treatment Programme: A Risk Band Analysis. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 55(1) pp. 43-55.
    [10.1177/0306624X09352162] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Ritter, A. (2010). Retail price as an outcome measure for the effectiveness of drug law enforcement. International Journal of Drug Policy, 21(5) pp. 359-363.
    [10.1016/j.drugpo.2009.12.001] [Scopus]
  • Ware, J. and Bright, D. (2008). Evolution of a treatment programme for sex offenders: Changes to the NSW custody-based intensive treatment (CUBIT) Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 15(2) pp. 340-349.
    [10.1080/13218710802014543] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2006). Gruesome evidence and emotion: Anger, blame, and jury decision-making. Law and Human Behaviour, 30(2) pp. 183-202.
    [10.1007/s10979-006-9027-y] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. and Goodman-Delahunty, J. (2004). The influence of gruesome verbal evidence on Mock Juror verdicts. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, 11(1) pp. 154-166.
    [10.1375/pplt.2004.11.1.154] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D.A. and Sutherland, R. (2017). "Just doing a favor for a friend": The social supply of ecstasy through friendship networks. Journal of Drug Issues, 47(3) pp. 492-504.
    [10.1177/0022042617704004] [Scopus]
  • O'Sullivan, K., Holderness, D., Hong, X.Y., Bright, D.A. and Kemp, R. (2017). Public Attitudes in Australia to the Reintegration of ex-Offenders: Testing a Belief in Redeemability (BiR) scale. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 23(3) pp. 409-424.
    [10.1007/s10610-016-9328-8] [Scopus]
  • Hughes, C.E., Bright, D.A. and Chalmers, J. (2017). Social network analysis of Australian poly-drug trafficking networks: How do drug traffickers manage multiple illicit drugs? Social Networks, 51 pp. 135-147.
    [10.1016/j.socnet.2016.11.004] [Scopus]
  • Hughes, C.E., Chalmers, J., Bright, D. and McFadden, M. (2016). Poly-drug trafficking: Estimating the scale, trends and harms at the Australian border. International Journal of Drug Policy, 31 pp. 80-89.
    [10.1016/j.drugpo.2016.01.005] [Scopus]
  • Bright, D. (2017). Using Social Network Analysis to Design Crime Prevention Strategies: A Case Study of Methamphetamine Manufacture and Trafficking. In Benoit Leclerc and Ernest U. Savona, ed. Crime Prevention in the 21st Century: Insightful Approaches for Crime Prevention Initiatives. Switzerland: Springer, pp. 143-164.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-27793-6_11]
  • Bright, D. (2015). Disrupting and Dismantling Dark Networks: Lessons from Social Network Analysis and Computer Simulation. In Illuminating Dark Networks: The Study of Clandestine Groups and Organizations. New York, United States of America: Cambridge University Press, pp. 39-51.
  • Bright, D. and Delaney, J. (2015). Evolution of a drug trafficking network: Mapping changes in network structure and function across time. In Martin Bouchard, ed. Advances in Research on Illicit Networks. London, United Kingdom: Routledge, pp. 120-142.
  • Bright, D. (2015). Identifying Key Actors in Drug Trafficking Networks. In Gisela Bichler and Aili E. Malm, ed. Disrupting Criminal Networks: Network Analysis in Crime Prevention. Boulder, United States of America: Lynne Rienner Publishers, pp. 67-88.
  • Bright, D., Greenhill, C. and Levenkova, N. (2014). Dismantling Criminal Networks: Can Node Attributes Play a Role? In Carlo Morselli, ed. Crime and Networks. New York, United States of America: Routledge, pp. 148-162.
  • Cortoni, F., Anderson, D. and Bright, D. (2011). Locus of Control, Coping, and Sexual Offenders. In Barbara Schwartz, ed. Handbook of Sex Offender Treatment. New Jersey, United States of America: Civic Research Institute.

Professional and community engagement

ERA 2015 Peer Reviewer (ARC)

Expert Advisor, NSW Law Reform Commission Parole Reference, Department of Attorney General and Justice.

Member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law (ANZAPPL).

Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC)

Member of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC).

Member of the International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA)

Registered with the Psychologists Board of Australia (with endorsement in Forensic Psychology)

Performance Assessor for the Psychology Council of NSW

Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS); and the APS College of Forensic Psychologists (Past Chair of NSW Section: 2009-2012)

Secretary and Committee member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Law (ANZAPPL, NSW Branch); Past President: 2004-2006

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Crime
  • Violence

Interests

  • organised crime, criminal networks

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