Position/s

Adjunct Professor of Law and Criminology
Flinders Law School

Biography

Between 1988 and 1992, Mark lectured in the United Kingdom. He moved to Flinders University in 1993 and took up a position as Adjunct Professor of Law and Criminology in the School of Law at Flinders when he became Winthrop Professor of Law and Criminology in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia in 2010.

Qualifications

Mark has a degree in law from Cambridge and postgraduate qualifications in sociology (DPhil, Oxford), criminology (MPhil, Cambridge) and education (GradCertTertEd, MEdStud, Flinders).

Honours, awards and grants

In 1999 and 2000, Mark was the winner of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology's Young Scholar Award. In 2005, he received the Radzinowicz Memorial Prize from the British Journal of Criminology, in 2006 the Critical Criminologist of the Year Award from the Critical Criminology Division of the American Society of Criminology, and in 2010 the inaugural Teaching Award from the American Society of Criminology.

In 2004, Mark won the Prime Minister's Award for Australian University Teacher of the Year. He also received the national award for teaching in the Law, Economics, Business and Related Studies category. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) in the United Kingdom and a Fellow of the Australian College of Educators.

He was awarded an Associate Fellowship by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council in 2009 and was made a Discipline Scholar by the same organisation in 2010.

Research interests

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), co-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), and Crime and Justice: a Guide to Criminology (Lawbook Company, 2006).

Mark is available to undertake consultancy in higher education, research ethics and criminology. He has acted as a consultant to various institutions and agencies, including the Federal, New South Wales and South Australian Governments, CSIRO and the National Health and Medical Research Council, and on educational matters to a range of universities and private Higher Education Providers in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He was a member of the SACE Board of South Australia from 2008-10.

His recent editorial roles have included being Associate Editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, and Criminal Justice Ethics and Pacific Rim Editor for Critical Criminology: an International Journal. He is also a member of the Editorial Boards of Teaching Sociology, Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, Journal of Academic Ethics, Research Ethics Review and the Journal of Empirical Research on Human-Research Ethics.

His current research interests include: research ethics in criminology, socio-legal studies and, more generally, in social science; learning and teaching in criminology and law (including work on academics standards for the ALTC); social exclusion in the context of race and jury selection.

Publications

  • Israel, M. and Garkawe, S. (2012). Victims and Criminal Justice. In Marmo, M, DeLint, W and Palmer, D, ed. Crime and Justice: A guide to criminology. Fourth ed. Sydney: Lawbook Co, pp. 547-572.
  • Israel, M.A. and Hay, I.M. (2012). Research Ethics in Criminology. In D. Gadd, S. Karsted & S. Messner, ed. Sage Handbook of Criminological Research Methods. London, UK: Sage Publications, pp. 500-514.
  • Israel, M.A. (2010). Lehrpreise an Australischen Hochschulen (Teaching Awards in Australian Higher Education) In Tremp, P, ed. "Ausgezeichnete Lehre!": Lehrpreise an Universitäten. Germany: Waxmann, pp. 159-170.
    [Web Link]
  • Teh, K.B. and Israel, M.A. (2009). Managing Universities: a Question of Degree. In Todd, M & Marsh, D, ed. Managing Change in Learning and Teaching. Birmingham: C-SAP, pp. 15-17.
    [Web Link]
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2009). Private people, secret places : ethical research in practice. In Solem, M & Foote, K, ed. Aspiring Academics. New York, USA: Pearson / Prentice Hall, pp. 167-178.
    [Web Link]
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2008). Conflict of Interest. In Encyclodedia of Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 1-1.
    [Web Link]
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2008). Informed Consent. In Encyclodedia of Qualitative Research. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 1-1.
    [Web Link]
  • Bloustien, G. and Israel, M.A. (2006). Crime and the media. In Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Israel, Kathleen Daly, ed. Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 45-63.
  • Israel, M.A. (2006). Victims and criminal justice. In Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Israel, Kathleen Daly, ed. Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 395-413.
  • Israel, M.A. (2006). What is crime? Who is the criminal? In Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Israel, Kathleen Daly, ed. Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 3-14.
  • Israel, M.A. and Hersh, D. (2006). Research Ethics. In Nigel Gilbert, ed. From Postgraduate to Social Scientist: A Guide to Key Skills. London, UK: Sage Publications, pp. 43-58.
  • Israel, M.A. (2006). Research Ethics. In Eugene McLaughlin, John Muncie, ed. The Sage Dictionary of Criminology. 2nd ed. London, UK: Sage Publications, pp. 354-356.
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2005). A case for ethics (not conformity) In Glenn A. Goodwin & Martin D. Schwartz, ed. Professing Humanist Sociology. Washington, DC: American Sociological Association, pp. 26-31.
  • Bloustien, G. and Israel, M.A. (2003). Crime and the Media. In Kathleen Daly, Mark Israel, Andrew John Goldsmith, ed. Crime and justice: an Australian textbook in criminology. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 39-60.
  • Israel, M.A. (2003). Victims and Criminal Justice. In Kathleen Daly, Mark Israel, Andrew John Goldsmith, ed. Crime and justice: an Australian textbook in criminology. 2nd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 351-370.
  • Israel, M.A. (2003). What is Crime? In Kathleen Daly, Mark Israel, Andrew John Goldsmith, ed. Crime and justice: an Australian textbook in criminology. 2nd ed. Sydney: Lawbook Co., pp. 3-10.
  • Lyons, T.J. and Israel, M.A. (2002). Women, Resistance and Armed Struggle in Southern Africa. In Pal Ahluwalia, Abebe Zegeye, ed. African Identities: Contemporary political and social challenges. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 42-50.
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2012). Etika istraživanja u društvenim naukama: izmeðu etickog ponašanja i poštovanja propisa [The ethics of research in the social sciences: between ethical behaviour and compliance] Belgrade, Serbia: JP Službeni Glasnik.
  • Israel, M.A. and Hay, I.M. (2006). Research Ethics for Social Scientists: Between Ethical Conduct and Regulatory Compliance. London, UK: Sage Publications.
  • Israel, M.A. (2001). Rapporteur's Report. In O'Connell, M, ed. Working Together to Improve Services. Adelaide: South Australian Institute of Justice Studies. Victims of Crime Conference. Adelaide, SA. May 2000, pp. 166-168.
  • Israel, M. (2012). Rolling back the bureaucracies of ethics review. Journal of Medical Ethics,
    [10.1136/medethics-2012-100942]
  • Israel, M., Hay, I.M. and Emerson, L. (2010). Sound advice on being a winner. Campus Review, 8 November
  • Israel, M.A. and Davis, G. (2007). Current Developments in Legal Education in Australia. Directions in Legal Education, Autumn pp. 10-10.
    [Web Link]
  • Israel, M.A. (2002). Book Review: "Making News of Police Violence: a Comparative Study of Toronto and New York City" by Jeffrey Ian Ross. The Flinders Journal of History and Politics, 22 pp. 195-196.
  • Israel, M.A. (2001). Book Review: Criminal Injuries Compensation: Law, Practice and Policy by Ian Freckelton. Australian Law Journal, 75(9) pp. 581-582.
  • Israel, M. (2011). Fellowship Final Report: The key to the door? Teaching awards in Australian higher education.
  • Israel, M. (2011). Bachelor of Laws - Learning and Teaching Academic Standards Statement.
  • Israel, M.A. (2007). Good Ethical Practice in Empirical Research in Law. Web Resources for the United Kingdom Centre for Legal Education, pp. 1-38.
    [Web Link]
  • Goldsmith, A.J., Israel, M.A. and Daly, K. (2006). Editor. Crime and justice : a guide to criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 1-536.
  • Israel, M.A. (2006). Confidentiality. Sage Dictionary of Social Research Methods.
  • Israel, M.A. (2006). Teaching loses out as RQF focuses on research. Australian Financial Review, pp. 30.
  • Goldsmith, A.J., Israel, M.A. and Daly, K. (2006). Editors. Crime and Justice: a Guide to Criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co..
  • Israel, M. (2005). Caring for Data: Law, Professional Codes and the Negotiation of Confidentiality in Australian Criminological Research.
  • Israel, M.A. (2004). Ethics and the governance of criminological research in Australia. SYDNEY NSW: NSW BUREAU OF CRIME STATISTICS AND RESEARCH.
  • Israel, M.A. and Halsey, M.J. (2004). Crime and Justice in Australia. Encyclopedia of Criminology.
  • Israel, M.A. (2003). Twenty-first century Australian criminology textbooks and the reproduction of a discipline. Celebrate the future: Conference Proceedings of the 10th Annual Asia-Pacific Special, Health and Law Librarians Conference. 51 pp. 1-8.
    [Web Link]
  • Daly, K., Israel, M.A. and Goldsmith, A.J. (2003). Editors. Goldsmith, AIsrael, MDaly, K, ed. Crime and Justice: An Australian Textbook in Criminology. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Company, pp. 1-400.
  • Israel, M.A. (2002). Australia. Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. 1 pp. 86-91.
    [Web Link]
  • Street, J.M., Rogers, W.A., Israel, M.A. and Braunack-Mayer, A.J. (2010). Credit where credit is due? Regulation, research integrity and the attribution of authorship in the health sciences. Social Science and Medicine, 70(9) pp. 1458-1465.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.013] [10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.013] [Scopus]
  • Israel, M.A. and Chui, W.H. (2006). If 'something works' is the answer, what is the question? Supporting pluralist evaluation in community corrections in the United Kingdom. European Journal of Criminology, 3(2) pp. 181-200.
    [10.1177/1477370806061969]
  • Handsley, E., Davis, G. and Israel, M.A. (2005). Law school lemonade - or can you turn external pressures into educational advantages? Griffith Law Review, 14(1) pp. 108-133.
  • Israel, M.A., Handsley, E. and Davis, G. (2004). It's the vibe: fostering student collaborative learning in constitutional law in Australia. The Law Teacher, 38(1) pp. 1-26.
  • Israel, M.A. (2004). Strictly confidential? Integrity and the disclosure of criminological and socio-legal research. British Journal of Criminology, 44(5) pp. 715-740.
    [10.1093/bjc/azh033] [10.1093/bjc/azh033] [Scopus]
  • Israel, M.A. (2003). The Underrepresentation of Indigenous Peoples on Canadian Jury Panels. Law and Policy, 25(1) pp. 37-62.
    [10.1111/1467-9930.00139]
  • Israel, M.A. (2002). South African war-resisters and the ideologies of return from exile. Journal of Refugee Studies, 15(1) pp. 26-42.
    [10.1093/jrs/15.1.26] [10.1093/jrs/15.1.26] [Scopus]
  • Israel, M.A. and Hersh, D.J. (2002). Approaches to ethical research. Acquiring Knowledge in Speech, Language and Hearing, 4(1) pp. 44-48.
    [Web Link]
  • Israel, M.A., Lyons, T.J. and Mason, C. (2002). Women, resistance and Africa: the role of women in the Zimbabwean, South African and Eritrean armed forces. Humanity and Society, 26(3) pp. 196-213.
  • Dawes, M.J. and Israel, M.A. (2002). 'Something from nothing': shifting credibility in community correctional programmes in Australia. Criminology and Criminal Justice: An International Journal, 2(1) pp. 5-25.
    [Web Link]
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2001). 'Newsmaking geography' : communicating geography through the media. Applied Geography, 21(2) pp. 107-125.
    [10.1016/S0143-6228(00)00019-9]
  • Israel, M.A. and Hay, I.M. (2006). Research Ethics for Social Scientists: Between Ethical Conduct and Regulatory Compliance. London, UK: Sage Publications.
  • Israel, M.A. and Hay, I.M. (2012). Research Ethics in Criminology. In D. Gadd, S. Karsted & S. Messner, ed. Sage Handbook of Criminological Research Methods. London, UK: Sage Publications, pp. 500-514.
  • Israel, M.A. (2010). Lehrpreise an Australischen Hochschulen (Teaching Awards in Australian Higher Education) In Tremp, P, ed. "Ausgezeichnete Lehre!": Lehrpreise an Universitäten. Germany: Waxmann, pp. 159-170.
    [Web Link]
  • Hay, I.M. and Israel, M.A. (2009). Private people, secret places : ethical research in practice. In Solem, M & Foote, K, ed. Aspiring Academics. New York, USA: Pearson / Prentice Hall, pp. 167-178.
    [Web Link]
  • Teh, K.B. and Israel, M.A. (2009). Managing Universities: a Question of Degree. In Todd, M & Marsh, D, ed. Managing Change in Learning and Teaching. Birmingham: C-SAP, pp. 15-17.
    [Web Link]
  • Bloustien, G. and Israel, M.A. (2006). Crime and the media. In Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Israel, Kathleen Daly, ed. Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 45-63.
  • Israel, M.A. (2006). What is crime? Who is the criminal? In Andrew Goldsmith, Mark Israel, Kathleen Daly, ed. Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology. 3rd ed. Sydney, NSW: Lawbook Co., pp. 3-14.
  • Lyons, T.J. and Israel, M.A. (2002). Women, Resistance and Armed Struggle in Southern Africa. In Pal Ahluwalia, Abebe Zegeye, ed. African Identities: Contemporary political and social challenges. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing, pp. 42-50.
  • Street, J.M., Rogers, W.A., Israel, M.A. and Braunack-Mayer, A.J. (2010). Credit where credit is due? Regulation, research integrity and the attribution of authorship in the health sciences. Social Science and Medicine, 70(9) pp. 1458-1465.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.013] [10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.01.013] [Scopus]
  • Israel, M.A. and Chui, W.H. (2006). If 'something works' is the answer, what is the question? Supporting pluralist evaluation in community corrections in the United Kingdom. European Journal of Criminology, 3(2) pp. 181-200.
    [10.1177/1477370806061969]

Professional and community engagement

External Examiner, Bachelor of Criminal Justice Programme, University of Hong Kong, 2008-11

Associate External Academic Advisor, City University of Hong Kong

Independent Member, Academic Board, Think: Education Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia

Ministerial Appointee, South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) Board, Adelaide, Australia, 2008-10

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Crime
  • Ethics
  • Research
  • Universities

Interests

  • Criminology including jury selection, politics and crime, victimology, media and crime
  • Research Ethics
  • Higher Education Policy

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