Speakers

Mary Clifford

Nigel South (University of Essex, UK)

Nigel South is a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Centre for Criminology, a member of the Human Rights Centre and, from 2005-2013, a Pro-Vice-Chancellor, at the University of Essex, Colchester, UK. He is also a visiting Adjunct Professor in the School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane. He has published widely on green criminology; drug use, health and crime; inequalities and citizenship; and theoretical and comparative criminology, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Critical Criminology, Deviant Behavior and the International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy. With Avi Brisman, he is co-editor of the Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology (2013).

 

 

Cameron Holley (University of New South Wales, Australia)

Cameron Holley is a Senior Lecturer at University of New South Wales Law and a research affiliate of the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training.  His research is in the areas of environmental law, natural resources law and water law, with a focus on regulation and governance. Within these fields, he has examined issues of accountability, compliance and enforcement, participation, adaptive management and collaborative governance. Cameron is the author of The New Environmental Governance (with Neil Gunningham and Clifford Shearing, Earthscan, Abingdon, 2011) and his current research is examining the compliance and enforcement of water law, in partnership with the NSW Office of Water. Prior to joining UNSW, Cameron was a postdoctoral research associate at the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University and a lecturer at the Centre for International & Environmental Law at Macquarie University.

 

James Sheptycki (York University, Canada)

James Sheptycki is Professor of Criminology at York University, Toronto. His special research expertise revolves around issues of transnational crime and policing. He has written on a variety of substantive criminological topics including domestic violence, serial killers, money laundering, drugs, public order policing, organized crime, police accountability, intelligence-led policing, witness protection, risk and insecurity. He is currently engaged in research concerning ‘guns, crime and social order.’

 

Ron Kramer

Grant Pink (Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Australia)

Mr Grant Pink is a Director in the Australian Government’s Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (DSEWPaC). Grant has 12 years of experience in environmental regulation, compliance and enforcement (investigator, team leader, manager and director).  This is in addition to 11 years experience in criminal law enforcement/mainstream policing (police officer, prosecutor and criminal intelligence analyst).  Grant is one of the three members of Interpol’s Environmental Crime Committee.  Formed in 1992, the Environmental Crime Committee assists Interpol in identifying emerging patterns and trends in the field of environmental compliance and enforcement.  Academically Grant has completed a Visiting Fellowship at the Australian National University (ANU), and he is also an Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Law, at the University of New England in Australia.  He holds a Masters of the Arts (Compliance) and is currently undertaking a PhD on environmental regulation and enforcement.

 

 

Floor Fleurke (Tilburg University, the Netherlands)

Floor Fleurke is assistant professor at Tilburg Law School. She teaches EU law and environmental law. Her previous research concerned the precautionary principle and she presently focuses on the intersection between environmental regulation and new technologies and enforcement of EU environmental law.

Toine Spapens

 

Carole Gibbs (Michigan State University, USA)

Carole Gibbs is an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University with a joint appointment in the School of Criminal Justice and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife.  Her research interests include conservation criminology, environmental justice and corporate and white-collar crimes that harm the environment.  Recent publications appear in the British Journal of Criminology and the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology.

Rob White

 

Rob White (University of Tasmania, Australia)

Rob White is Professor of Criminology at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He has written widely in the areas of criminology and youth studies, and has a particular interest in issues related to environmental harm, ecological justice and green criminology. His recent books are Transnational Environmental Crime: Toward an eco-global criminology (Routledge, 2011) and Climate Change from a Criminological Perspective (Springer, 2012). He is the author of Crimes Against Nature (Willan, 2008).