Paul Mazerolle

Professor Paul Mazerolle

PhD, M Science, B Arts

Pro Vice Chancellor (Arts, Education and Law)

After an early career in the US at the University of Cincinnati, Professor Paul Mazerolle relocated to Australia in 2000 to take up an appointment at the University of Queensland. He subsequently became Head of the Criminology program at UQ. From 2002-2005, he was Director of Research and Prevention at the Crime and Misconduct Commission in Queensland. Professor Mazerolle joined Griffith in mid-2006 as Professor and Director, Violence Research and Prevention Program. He was later appointed Deputy Director and subsequently Director of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at the University. Professor Mazerolle has a strong scholarly background and publication track record in Criminology, and has been very successful in attracting substantial nationally competitive grants.

As Pro Vice Chancellor, Professor Mazerolle leads the Arts, Education and Law Group, which includes the School of Education and Professional Studies, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science, Griffith Law School, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Queensland College of Art and Queensland Conservatorium.

His role also includes oversight of a number of comprehensive research centres and institutes. In 2014 and 2015 Professor Mazerolle lead and chaired the Griffith Global Integrity Summit, an annual event that brings together world experts to debate and discuss a range of integrity issues associated with many of the most pressing issues facing contemporary society.

Areas of responsibility

  • Executive level leadership and management of the Arts, Education and Law Group.
  • Strategy planning for the Group.
  • Management of the Group budget and student load targets.
  • High level external representation of the University and Group nationally and internationally.