MA, MSc, PhD
Professor, School of Humanities
Sidney Dekker is Professor in the School of Humanities at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia. Previously Professor at Lund University, Sweden, and Director of the Leonardo Da Vinci Center for Complexity and Systems Thinking, he gained his Ph.D. in Cognitive Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University, USA in 1996. He has worked in New Zealand, the Netherlands, and England, has been Senior Fellow at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and visiting Professor in healthcare safety in both Melbourne, Australia and Manitoba, Canada. He has recently been flying part-time as pilot on the Boeing 737NG with an airline out of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is author of several best-selling books on system failure and human error. Recent ones include "Behind human error" (2010), "Drift into Failure" (2011), "Patient Safety" (2011), and "Just Culture (2nd Edition)" (2012).