In 2015 Adam Graycar took up the post of Professor in the School of Social and Policy Studies at Flinders University, Adelaide Australia. For five years before that he was Director of the Research School of Social Sciences and Professor of Public Policy at the Australian National University and also Director of the Transnational Research Institute on Corruption (TRIC). He acquired extensive policy experience over 22 years in the senior level posts he has held in government, both Federal and State. He has had long experience in both academia and in government. His most recent government position was
Head, Cabinet Office, Government of South Australia, and his most recent academic post before joining ANU was Dean, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
From 1994 he was for 9 years, the Director of the Australian Institute of
Criminology, a Federal government research and policy agency. He was the longest serving director of the AIC, whose mission was the prevention of crime and the promotion of justice. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.