Specialisation: Corporate and White Collar Crime; Regulation and Compliance; Socio-legal understanding of the intersection between globalisation and governance; Grievance and Redress in response to corporate harm; reducing corporate harm
Fiona Haines is Professor of Criminology in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne and Adjunct Professor at the Regulatory Institutions Network at ANU. Her research, which encompasses work on industrial disasters, grievances and multinational enterprises centres on white collar and corporate crime, globalisation and regulation. She is an internationally renowned expert in the area of regulation and compliance with published work in the area ranging from occupational health & safety and financial fraud to the impact of criminalisation of cartel conduct and most recently the challenges for regulation in the transformation of the National Electricity Market with the introduction of household solar PV and the capacity of new governance to resolve issues of human rights violations associated with the activities of multinational corporations. Her recent books include The Paradox of Regulation: what regulation can achieve and what it cannot (Edward Elgar, 2011) and Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy Society Interactions, (Hart Publishing), 2015, co-edited with Bettina Lange and Dania Thomas. Her major current research projects include an analysis of how to hold multinational corporations accountable for human right's abuse, the social impact of coals seam gas exploration and rethinking regulation in an ecologically constrained world.
Professor of Criminology and Chair of Discipline, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne
Adjunct Professor, School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet), ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
Lange, B. and Haines, F. (2015) “Regulatory Transformations: An introduction” in Bettina Lange; Fiona Haines and Dana Thomas (Eds) Regulatory Transformations: Rethinking Economy Society Interactions, Oxford, Hart Publishing, Oñati International Series in Law and Society, pp1-30.
Haines, F. (2016) “Taming Business? Understanding Effectiveness in the Control of Corporate and White-collar Crime” in Roger Matthews (Ed.) What is to be done about Crime and Punishment? Towards a ‘Public Criminology’, London, Palgrave McMillan, Chapter 9, pp 223-250.
Haines, F. and McConnell, D. (2016) Environmental norms and electricity supply: an analysis of normative change and household solar PV in Australia. Environmental Sociology, 2:2: 155-165 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23251042.2016.1155690
Balaton-Chrimes, S. and Haines, F. (2015) “The Depoliticisation of Accountability Processes for Land-Based Grievances, and the IFC CAO”. Global Policy, 6:4: 446-454 doi: 10.1111/1758-5899.12275.
Haines, F. (2011) The Paradox of Regulation: What Regulation Can Achieve and What It Cannot, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar.
Email: fsh [at] unimelb.edu.au
Work Phone: 03 8344 6563