Andreas Schloenhardt is Professor of Criminal Law in the School of Law at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia and Professorial Research Fellow in the Faculty of Law, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Vienna, Austria. He serves as a consultant to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Bangkok, Islamabad, and Vienna and to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. Professor Schloenhardt is a Visiting Professor at the University of Zurich (since 2014) and the University of St Gallen, Switzerland (since 2013).
Professor Schloenhardt’s principal areas of research include criminal law, organised crime, migrant smuggling, trafficking in persons, narco-trafficking, terrorism, criminology, and immigration and refugee law. Author of a large number of academic texts and journal articles including Palermo in the Pacific: Organised Crime offences in the Asia Pacific Region (2009), his recent work focuses on organised crime legislation and international efforts to prevent and suppress migrant smuggling and trafficking in persons.