Arie Freiberg AM is an Emeritus Professor at Monash University. He was Dean of the Faculty of Law at Monash University between 2004 and 2012. Before this, he was Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Melbourne in 2003. He was appointed to the Foundation Chair of Criminology at the University of Melbourne in January 1991, where he served as Head of the Department of Criminology between January 1992 and June 2002.
His particular areas of expertise are sentencing, non-adversarial justice and regulation.
In July 2004, he was appointed inaugural Chair of the Victorian Sentencing Advisory Council and served until October 2022. Between 2013 and 2021, he was Chair of the Tasmanian Sentencing Advisory Council.
He has authored over 180 publications in areas such as sentencing, the role of emotion in criminal justice and public policy, drug courts, problem-oriented courts, non-adversarial justice, regulatory theory and trauma-informed regulation.