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Braithwaite, John (1951–)

IN 2003, John Bradford Braithwaite was a professor and federation fellow in the Law Program at Australian National University's Research School of Social Sciences. Braithwaite also served as the chair of the Regulatory Institutions Network. He was educated at the University of Queensland, where he received his Ph.D. in sociology in 1977.

Braithwaite is a well-known and highly respected scholar in the field of criminology as a pioneer of new research and theories in white-collar crime. In his book, Corporate Crime in the Pharmaceutical Industry (1984), Braithwaite reports: “Pharmaceutical companies face great temptations to mislead health authorities about the safety of their products. It is a make-or-break industry. Many companies get virtually all their profits from just two or three therapeutic winners. Most of the data ...

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