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Douglas is the Associate Head of School with the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University. Douglas has a professional background in law enforcement and public sector fraud investigations, having worked in New Zealand, Scotland, England and the EU.

Research Interests

Douglas's research interests include criminal tradecraft, criminogenic knowledge, and criminal planning.

Douglas is a member of both the Threats to Australian Domestic Security, and the Trade-Based Money Laundering teams within the Contemporary Threats to Australian Security (CTAS) research group. The Domestic Security team is currently focused on collaborative research on the contemporary extreme right wing and anti-government milieu. The TBML team is focussed on the threat posed to Australian sovereignty posed by TBML.


Douglas is an experienced educator, having taught white-collar crime, money laundering, criminology, sociology, and an array of law enforcement subjects across different universities around the world.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Criminology, Doctor of Philosophy, Financial Crime Tradecraft: A Critical Study of Financial Crime Tradecraft, The Australian National University

14 Jan 201331 May 2022

Award Date: 15 Jul 2022


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