Dr. John Braithwaite will be joining our department as a Visiting Research Professor for Fall 2022.

Dr. John Braithwaite is an Emeritus Distinguished Professor and Founder of the of RegNet (the Regulatory Institutions Network), now School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNetat the Australian National University.

Since 2004, he has led a 25-year comparative project called Peacebuilding Compared  (recent books: Networked Governance of Freedom and Tyranny (2012, with Hilary Charlesworth and Aderito Soares) and Cascades of Violence: War, Crime and Peacebuilding across South Asia (2018, with Bina D’Costa). He also works on business regulation and crime. His best-known research is on the ideas of responsive regulation (for which the most recent book is Regulatory Capitalism: How it works, ideas for making it work better (2008)) and restorative justice (most useful book, Restorative Justice and Responsive Regulation (2002)). Reintegrative shaming has also been an important focus (see Eliza Ahmed, Nathan Harris, John Braithwaite and Valerie Braithwaite (2001) Shame Management through Reintegration). His latest work is Macrocriminology and Freedom (2022).

He has been active in the peace movement, the politics of development, the social movement for restorative justice, the labour movement and the consumer movement, around these and other ideas for 50 years in Australia and internationally. During  50 years of marriage he has been inspired by his joint projects and love for Valerie Braithwaite and shares passions for music, film and sport with beloved children and grandchildren.




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