Staff profile - Cindy Davids

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Aprof Cindy Davids

Position: Associate Professor
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Law
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92443845 +61 3 92443845
Email: cindy.davids@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, 2005
  • Master of Policy and Law, La Trobe University, 1995
  • Bachelor of Arts, La Trobe University, 1982
  • Diploma of Education, La Trobe University, 1982
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Corruption Studies, University of Hong Kong, 2008


Professional activities

PROFESSIONAL COLLABORATIONS, CONSULTANCY AND/OR ADVICE

Victorian Ombudsman’s Office
Victoria Police
Australian Federal Police
NSW Police Integrity Commission
Queensland Crime and Misconduct Commission
UK Government (Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of the Constabulary – HMIC)

Academic

Teaching Interests

  • Criminal Procedure
  • Police and the Law
  • International Financial Crime (Corruption and Foreign Bribery)
  • Law for Managers/Business Law


Awards

Awards and prizes

  • Macquarie University Innovation Award for Innovative Partnership. Project: Understanding Conflict of Interest in the Public Sector (2009) A collaboration between the Victorian Ombudsman’s Office and Associate Professor Cindy Davids and Dr. Gordon Boyce
  • 2000 Allen Austin Bartholomew prize from the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology best article published in the journal for 1998-1999. (co-author Professor Linda Hancock)
  • 2012 British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Prize for the best paper published in Accounting Education: An International Journal, volume 21 (2012).  Paper: Boyce G, Greer S, Blair B, and Davids C. (2012) “Expanding the Horizons of Accounting Education: Incorporating Social and Critical Perspectives”.
  • Recipient of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Prize for the best paper in volume 21 (2012).
  • Associate of the Rutgers Institute on Anti-Corruption Studies (RIACS), School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, USA
  • Member – Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology


Research

Research interests

  • Police integrity, misconduct and corruption issues
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Complaints investigation and analysis
  • Professional and Public Sector ethics
  • Financial Crime (fraud, corruption and bribery)
  • International Policing and Law Enforcement
  • Legal Regulation and Accountability


Publications

Publications

2014 and forthcoming

  • Davids C and Boyce G. “Integrity, accountability, and the public trust: Issues raised by the unauthorised use of confidential police information”, in Lister S and Rowe M (eds) Policing: Contemporary debates of accountability, governance, and regulation, Routledge.
  • Davids C and McMahon M (2014, in press) “Police Misconduct as a Breach of Public Trust:
  • The Offence of Misconduct in Public Office”, Deakin Law Review, 19(1).
  • Davids C (2014, in press) “Combating Bribery of Foreign Officials: A Counter Corruption Strategy in Developed Countries”, in Zhang Y and Lavena C (eds) Government Counter Corruption Strategies: A Public Solutions Handbook, M E Sharpe (The Public Solutions Handbook Series, Series Editor: M Holzer).
  • Davids C (2014) “Facilitation Payments in International Business Transactions: Law, Accounting, and the Public Interest”, in Mintz S (ed) Accounting for the Public Interest: Perspectives on Accountability, Professionalism and Role in Society, Advances in Business Ethics Research Volume 14, Springer, pp.219–245. (ISBN 978-94-007-7081-2) (DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7082-9_11).

2013

  • Boyce G, Greer S, Blair B, and Davids C (2013) “Expanding the horizons of accounting education: Incorporating social and critical perspectives”, in Wilson R M S (ed) Accounting Education Research Prize-winning Contributions, Abingdon and New York: Routledge. (ISBN: 978-0-415-71146-3)
  • Davids C and Thampapillai D (2013) “Fear and Loathing: The Threat of Asylum Seekers and Terrorism”, in Baldino D (ed) Spooked: The Truth About Intelligence and Security in Australia, Sydney: Newsouth, pp.69–102. (ISBN 9781742233888)

2012

  • Davids C (2012) “Spies, lies and banknotes: following the Securency International saga”, Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) online information service, November.
  • Davids C (2012) “Sex, bribes and cover-ups: Securency’s underbelly”, AML – Anti Money Laundering Magazine, October, pp.25–28.
  • Boyce G, Greer S, Blair B, and Davids C. (2012) “Expanding the Horizons of Accounting Education: Incorporating Social and Critical Perspectives”, Accounting Education: An International Journal, 21(1), pp. 47–74. DOI:10.1080/09639284.2011.586771

 

  • Davids C (2012) “Curious and curiouser: Securency International, ASIC and corporate accountability”, Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) online information service, May.
  • Davids C (2012) “Quick Draw McGraw: ASIC’s pre-emptive position on Securency”, AML – Anti Money Laundering Magazine, May, pp.38–40.

2011

  • Davids C and Schubert G (2011) “The Global Architecture of Foreign Bribery Control: Applying the OECD Convention”, in Graycar A and Smith R G (eds) Handbook of Global Research and Practice in Corruption, Cheltenham UK and Northampton MA: Edward Elgar, pp. 319–339. (ISBN: 978-1-849-80501-8)
  • Davids C and Schubert G (2011) “Criminalising Foreign Bribery: Is Australia’s Bark Louder Than Its Bite?”, Criminal Law Journal, 35(2), pp. 98–115.

2010

  • Boyce G and Davids C (2010) “A Social Accountability Framework for Public Sector Conflict of Interest: Private Interests, Public Duties, and Ethical Cultures” – in Ball A and Osborne S P (eds) Social Accounting and Public Management: Accountability for the Common Good, Abingdon and New York: Routledge, pp. 275–286. (ISBN: 978-0-415-80649-7)






 


Link to publications

http://scholar.google.com.au/citations?user=rRtcbt0AAAAJ&hl=en


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