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Professor John Braithwaite

Distinguished Professor

College of Asia and the Pacific, School of Regulation and Global Governance

Faculty: Expert contributors


Areas of expertise

  • Regulation
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B.A. (University of Queensland), Ph.D (University of Queensland)


John Braithwaite is a Professor and Founder of RegNet (the Regulatory Institutions Network) at the Australian National University.

He has been working since 2004 on a 25-year comparative project called ‘Peacebuilding Compared’, with various co-authors and  Camille McMahon. He works on a variety of areas of business regulation and on the crime problem. His best known work is on the ideas of responsive regulation and restorative justice.

John Braithwaite has been active in social movement politics around these and other ideas for 50 years in Australia and internationally. His most recent book is ‘Pharmaceuticals, Corporate Crime and Public Health’ (2014) co-authored with G. Dukes and J.P. Moloney.

Researcher’s projects

  • Peacebuilding Compared (http://regnet.anu.edu.au/peacebuilding-compared/home)

Research interests

Professor Braithwaite has a personal website on War|Crime|Regulation available at johnbraithwaite.com