Chad Whelan

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Chad Whelan is an Associate Professor in Criminology at Deakin University, where he teaches and conducts research across many areas of criminology, and a member of the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation. He conducts research across several areas, but principally focuses on applying a network perspective to complex crime/security problems and law enforcement responses to those problems. He is author of Networks and National Security: Dynamics, Effectiveness and Organisation (Routledge, 2012) and is currently contracted to publish two books: Securing Mega-Events: Strategies, Networks and Legacies (with Adam Molnar; Palgrave Macmillan); and Organised Crime and Law Enforcement: A Network Perspective (with David Bright; Routledge). His work has appeared in many criminology and management journals, including Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Global Crime, International Public Management Journal, Police Practice and Research, Policing, Policing and Society, and Security Journal.

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