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Dr Terry Goldsworthy  

LLB, B Com, PhD, M Crim, Ad Dip Invest Pract, Diploma of Policing,

Dr Terry Goldsworthy
Assistant Professor
Faculty of Society and Design
Bond University QLD 4229
Australia


Title
Assistant Professor

Department
Faculty of Society and Design

Telephone
Office Telephone Number
Within Australia:
From overseas:

7 559 53057
+61 7 559 53057
Location
Building Level: 4
Building: 1a. Faculty of Society and Design
Location: Bond University
Professional Biography
Dr. Terry Goldsworthy has over 28 years policing experience in Australia as a Detective Inspector. He has served in general duties, watchhouse and as a motorcycle officer before moving to the Criminal Investigation Branch in 1994. He spent eight years as a Detective Senior Sergeant on the Gold Coast in charge of the CIB at Burleigh Heads before moving to the Legal and Policy Unit at Ethical Standard Command. Dr. Goldsworthy has completed a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws, Advanced Diploma of Investigative Practice and a Diploma of Policing. As a result of his law studies Dr. Goldsworthy was admitted to the bar in the Queensland and Federal Courts as a barrister in 1999. Dr. Goldsworthy then completed a Master of Criminology at Bond University. He later completed his PhD focusing on the concept of evil and its relevance from a criminological and sociological viewpoint. In particular Dr. Goldsworthy looked at the link between evil and armed conflicts using the Waffen-SS as a case study. Dr. Goldsworthy has recently published his first book titled Valhalla’s Warriors, which examines the genocidal actions of the SS in Russia during World War II. He has also contributed a chapters to the tertiary textbooks, Serial Crime and Forensic Criminology, published by Academic Press. He contributed a number of articles to the Australian Police Journal.
Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws - Bond University
Bachelor of Commerce - Griffith University
Doctor of Philosophy - Bond University
Master of Criminology - Bond University
Advanced Diploma of Investigative Practice - QPS
Diploma of Policing - QPS
Professional admission & memberships

Member of the Qld Bar

Admitted as a Barrister in the Qld and Federal Courts

Research interests & research expertise

Terry is currently conducting research into performance and image enhancing drugs.

The study can be taken at the below link:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/bondpiedstudy

Current research grants

2013 HSS Grant for an examination of the Qld Bikie laws

Recent research grants

2012 VC Grant "An examination of the effectiveness of an early intervention program to prevent the occurrence of sexual assault."

2014 FSD Grant for the study of performance and image enhancing drugs

Research partners & collaborators

Probation and Parole -

Drug Arm -

Gold Coast Drug Council -

Gold Coast Centre against Sexual VIolence -

Publications
Terry Goldsworthy
(Link to personal researcher page)

Recent Publications
  • Stopping the stalker: Victim responses to stalking
  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry- The ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community - Submission 392
  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry - Inquiry into crystal methamphetamine (Ice) - Submission 70
  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry- "Inquiry into the phenomenon collequially referred to as 'revenge porn', which involves sharing private sexual images and recordings of a person without their consent, with the intention to cause that person harm." - Submission 31
  • Submission to the Queensland Taskforce on Organised Crime Legislation (inquiry area 5)
  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry- The ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community - Submission 392
  • Submission to the Queensland Taskforce on Organised Crime Legislation (inquiry area 5)
  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry- "Inquiry into the phenomenon collequially referred to as 'revenge porn', which involves sharing private sexual images and recordings of a person without their consent, with the intention to cause that person harm." - Submission 31
  • Submission to the Senate Inquiry - Inquiry into crystal methamphetamine (Ice) - Submission 70
  • A sociological and criminological approach to understanding evil :a case study of Waffen-SS actions on the Eastern front during World War II 1941-1945