|Position/s:||Adjunct Professor of Law and Criminology|
Flinders Law School
|Postal address:||GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia|
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.
Mark has a degree in law from Cambridge and postgraduate qualifications in sociology (DPhil, Oxford), criminology (MPhil, Cambridge) and education (GradCertTertEd, MEdStud, Flinders).
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.
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.
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