The University of Wolverhampton

Staff Profile: Professor Graham Brooks

SCHOOL

Criminology

NAME

Graham Brooks

 

ROLE

Prof in Criminology and Course Leader Cybercrime MSc

CONTACT DETAILS

Direct line: 01902 322770

Email:

 

Address: University of Wolverhampton

Faculty of Social Sciences

MC Building

City Campus North

Wolverhampton

WV1 1LY

 

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Brooks specialises in corruption in international sport and techniques of policing and preventing corruption in an international context. Prof Brooks has been Secretariat of the Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board (CFPAB), plenary speaker at the Cabinet Counter Fraud Conference (London 2012) and Assistant Director Centre for Counter Fraud, Portsmouth. Professor Brooks has been employed by Portsmouth University, Nottingham Trent University, Lincoln University and Birmingham University, and secured funds to research different international aspects of corruption and published several papers in internationally recognised journals with colleagues in the United Kingdom, South Korea, Taiwan, Cyprus and Dubai. Prof Brooks was also part of a research team (at Portsmouth) that developed Fraud Loss Measurement (FLM) exercise now used as guidance in EU/China project on measuring fraud and online fraud resilience tool with PKF used by National Fraud Authority and Charity Commission. He was also recently plenary speaker Cabinet Office (2012) at the Cabinet Counter Fraud Conference in London. Prof Brooks has also held a wide range of roles such as Secretariat of the Counter Fraud Professional Accreditation Board (CFPAB), Community Safety Officer in the United Kingdom, and an Offender Liaison Officer for a charity in Sydney so far in his career.

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Date

Qualification

University

Grade

September 2009 to June 2012

PhD: Fraud and Corruption: Measurement, strategies and policing

University of Portsmouth

Pass

June 2010

Teaching English as a Foreign Language

TEFL

Pass

January 1995 to January 1996

Postgraduate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods

Nottingham Trent University

Pass

October 1993 to June 1994

MPhil Criminology

University of Cambridge

Pass

September1989 to June 1992

Social Policy and Administration

Leeds Metropolitan University

Upper 2:1

 

TEACHING INTERESTS

 

Corruption, Theoretical Criminology, Gambling and Crime

 

CORPORATE AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

 

NA

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBERSHIP AND ROLES

Institute of Teaching and Learning HE (Member)
Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
Asian Association Police Studies (AAPS) (Member)
Anti-Corruption Network (Oxford University) (Member)

European Working Group on Organizational Crime (EUROC)

Member of London Public Sector Fraud Forum

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Professor Graham Brooks specialises in fraud and corruption in sport, money laundering and gambling, and state capture and corruption. Prof Brooks is lead author of Fraud, Corruption and Sport (2013) (Palgrave Macmillan) and The Prevention of Corruption: Investigation, Enforcement and Governance’ (2013) (Palgrave Macmillan) and has published several articles on fraud and corruption in interdisciplinary journals.

EXTERNAL ACADEMIC ROLES

 

External Examiner at Derby University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Brooks, G. (2014) ‘Crime in the Boardroom: Extending the Focus beyond Football Fans’ in M. Hopkins and J. Treadwell (ed) 'Football Hooliganism, Crime and Crowd Management: Contemporary perspectives' pp 106-126. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan:  

 

Button, M. and Brooks, G. (2014) From ‘Shallow’ to ‘Deep’ Policing: ‘Crash-for-Cash’ Insurance Fraud Investigation in England and Wales and the Need for Greater Regulation, Policing and Society (Published online 8 October, 2014)

 

Belaisha, B, B. and Brooks, G. (2014) Money laundering in Dubai: Strategies and future directions’ Journal of Money Laundering Control, 17 (3),343-354

 

Lewis, C., Brooks, G., Button, M., Shepherd, D. and Wakefield, A (2014) Evaluating the Case for Greater Use of Private Prosecutions in England and Wales for Fraud Offences, International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 42 (1), 3-15

 

Brooks, G. Lewis, C., Walsh, D. and Kim, H (2013) The Prevention of Corruption: Investigation, Enforcement and Governance’Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

 

Brooks, G., Button, M. and Azeem, A. (2013) Fraud, Corruption and Sport, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan

 

Farooq, Z., M., K., and Brooks, G. (2013) Arab fraud and corruption professionals’ views in the Arabian Gulf, Journal of Financial Crime, 20 (3), 338 - 347

 

Brooks, G., Lee, J.,and Kim, H (2012) Match-Fixing in Korean Football: Corruption in the K-League and the Importance of Maintaining Sporting Integrity, Journal of Contents: A Korean Journal, 8 (2), 82-88

 

Brooks, G. (2012) Online gambling and money laundering: ‘views from the inside’, Journal of Money Laundering Control, 15 (3), 304-316

 

Brooks, G. and Button, M (2012) The Police Commitment to Investigating Fraud: Is a hybrid solution the way forward? The Police Journal, 84 (4), 305-320

 

Brooks, G. (2012) Challenging the myth of urban regeneration: Raising the profile of problem gambling with a media campaign, Journal of Gambling Studies 28 (4) pp. 741-751

 

Brooks, G., Chen, Fei-Lin., Lewis, C., and Ellis, T. (2012) Young People as Social Capital: Policing and preventing crime among young people ‘at risk’ in Taiwan and England, Journal of Community Safety and Crime Prevention, 14 (1), 16-32