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A/Prof. Chad Whelan

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Assoc Hos (Teaching & Learning)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

chad.whelan@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72594

Research interests

Chad Whelan conducts research on organised crime, terrorism, cyber-crime and security, and multi-agency responses to such problems across organisational boundaries and professional disciplines. Much of his research adopts a network perspective. He is currently contracted (with Dr Adam Molnar) to publish a book with Palgrave Macmillan entitled Securing Mega-Events: Strategies, Networks and Legacies for publication in 2017 and with Routledge to publish Organised Crime and Law Enforcement: A Network Perspective (with Dr David Bright) in 2018.

Teaching interests

Chad Whelan is the Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning) in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and has other academic and strategic leadership roles in teaching and learning at Deakin University. Chad teaches across many areas of the criminology program.

Knowledge areas

Chad Whelan has expertise in areas such as: organised crime; terrorism; cyber-crime; policing; security; networks; and network analysis.

Awards

Office of Learning and Teaching Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, 2014.

Deakin University Excellence in Teaching - Vice-Chancellor's Award for Teacher of the Year, 2013.

Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence, Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, 2009.

Publications

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2017

Security networks and occupational culture: understanding culture within and between organisations

C Whelan

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 1131-135, Policing and society, London, Eng., C1

journal

Managing dynamic security networks: towards the strategic managing of cooperation, coordination and collaboration

C Whelan

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 310-327, Security journal, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

journal

Policing political mega-events through 'hard' and 'soft' tactics: reflections on local and organisational tensions in public order policing

C Whelan, A Molnar

(2017), pp. 1-15, Policing and society, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Managing flows during mega-events: taking account of internal and external flows in public order policing operations

C Whelan, A Molnar

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 1-23, Global Crime, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Taking stock of networks across the security field: a review, typology and research agenda

C Whelan, B Dupont

(2017), pp. 1-17, Policing and Society, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Organisational culture and cultural change: a network perspective

C Whelan

(2016), Vol. 49, pp. 583-599, Australian & New Zealand journal of criminology, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal

Informal social networks within and between organisations: on the properties of interpersonal ties and trust

C Whelan

(2016), Vol. 39, pp. 145-158, Policing: an international journal of police strategies and management, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Social network analysis and small group 'dark' networks: an analysis of the London bombers and the problem of 'fuzzy' boundaries

M Burcher, C Whelan

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 104-122, Global crime, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal

Managing dynamic public sector networks : effectiveness, performance, and a methodological framework in the field of national security

C Whelan

(2015), Vol. 18, pp. 536-567, International public management journal, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2014

Surveillance, Governance and Professional Sport

I Warren, D Palmer, C Whelan

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 439-453, Surveillance & Society, Kingston, Ontario, C1

journal

Surveillance, Security and Sporting Mega Events: Toward a Research Agenda on the Organisation of Security Networks

C Whelan

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 392-404, Surveillance & Society, Kingston Ont., C1

journal

Policing and networks in the field of counterterrorism

D Palmer, C Whelan

(2014), pp. 145-166, Examining political violence: studies of terrorism, counterterrorism, and internal war, Boca Raton, Fla., B1

chapter
2012

Networks and national security : dynamics, effectiveness and organisation

C Whelan

(2012), Surrey, England, A1

book
2011

Network dynamics and network effectiveness : a methodological framework for public sector networks in the field of national security

C Whelan

(2011), Vol. 70, pp. 275-286, Australian journal of public administration, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2007

Policing in the 'communal spaces' of major event venues

D Palmer, C Whelan

(2007), Vol. 8, pp. 401-414, Police practice and research: an international journal, Abingdon, England, C1

journal
2006

Counter-terrorism across the policing continuum

D Palmer, C Whelan

(2006), Vol. 7, pp. 449-465, Police practice and research, Abingdon, England, C1

journal

Responding to terrorism through networks at sites of critical infrastructure : a case study of Australian airport security networks

C Whelan, D Palmer

(2006), pp. 1-13, Social Change in the 21st Century, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, E1

conference

Grants

Other Public Sector Funding

Understanding the structure and composition of co-offending networks in Australia

A/Prof Chad Whelan, Dr David Bright, Prof Carlo Morselli

  • 2017: $4,219

Other Funding Sources

Qualitative end user evaluation, D2D CRC Federated Police Project

Prof Rens Scheepers, A/Prof Chad Whelan, Prof Ingrid Nielsen, Prof Louis De Koker

  • 2017: $40,056

Improving strategic direction and implementation of Big Data (technologies and analytics) in Australian National Security Agencies: A new framework to inform decision makers

A/Prof Chad Whelan

  • 2017: $30,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report