Dr Adrian Cherney, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Science, at the University of Queensland. He holds a PhD in Criminology from the University of Melbourne. One major focus of his work is on institutional legitimacy and cooperation with authorities e.g. police and government. He is currently undertaking research on community cooperation in counter-terrorism and examining grass root efforts to counter violent extremism. He has secured both national and international competitive grants from the Australian Research Council, US Air Force and the Australian Institute of Criminology.
Cherney, Adrian (2017). Crime prevention and reduction. In Darren Palmer, Willem De Lint and Derek Dalton (Ed.), Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology5th ed. (pp. 445-464) Pyrmont, NSW, Australia: Thomson Reuters (Professional).