Associate Professor Mark Lauchs

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Associate Professor, Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice

PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Background Mark joined the School of Justice Studies as an Associate Lecturer in 2004. He previously worked in the Queensland state government in policy and project roles associated with accountability and the justice system. He completed a PhD on the history of public sector ethics and accountability in Queensland through Queensland University of Technology. Mark is the Coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Policy and Governance. Most of Mark's current research focuses on Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs. He is the former host of the New Books in Terrorism and Organised Crime podcast. Research interests
  • Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
  • CorruptionĀ and accountability.
  • Dark Networks.
  • Organised crime.

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Mark worked as a bureaucrat in the Queensland State Government for 17 years before joining the School of Justice. He worked in policy, projects and research including 18 months as the Director of the Ethics and Integrity Unit of the Office of the Public Service Commissioner.