John Braithwaite is a Professor and Founder of RegNet (the Regulatory Institutions Network), now School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) at the Australian National University.
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John is the Founder of RegNet and is best known for his work on responsive regulation and restorative justice.
John’s nomination read:
‘John has championed the research field defined by the terms shame and reintegration, as well as research on Restorative Justice and white collar crime. His works have been translated and introduced in many countries, not only western countries but also Asian countries. He has been very active in giving lectures and speeches at institutes all over the world, which had a strong effect on younger scholars interested in Sociology and Law, in many countries. Also, he has played many administrative or committee roles in various academic societies, bringing together different academic fields.’
The award will be presented at an international meeting of The Law and Society Association in Mexico City in June.