About us
Dr Russell Smith
LLB, BA(Hons) (Melbourne) | DipCrim, LLM (Melbourne) | PhD (London)
Professional Credentials: 
Associate Memberships, ACFE, International Society of Criminology, European Society of Criminology | Barrister and Solicitor of the Federal Courts of Australia and Supreme Court of Victoria

Russell Smith has qualifications in law, psychology and criminology from the University of Melbourne and a PhD from King’s College London. He practised as a lawyer before becoming a criminology lecturer at the University of Melbourne. He then took up a position at the Australian Institute of Criminology where he is now Principal Criminologist. He has published extensively on aspects of fraud control, cybercrime and professional regulation. He is immediate Past-president of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology and former President of the Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society.