Professor of Criminology, University of Leeds
I am Professor of Criminology in the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds where I research and teach cybercrime, crime and technology, criminology, criminal justice, and policing. I also have research interests in the organization of crime, intellectual property crime (counterfeiting), the sociology of law and also law and popular culture. I was recently appointed as Turing Fellow and I am currently conducting funded research into Cybercrime, Policing Cybercrime, Ransomware, Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals and Organized Crime and Terror Networks.
I rejoined Leeds University in August 2015 after spending five years in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University.
A selection of my articles (along with some updates) is available from the SSRN (Social Science Research Network) at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=376504
Jun 20, 2021 12:02 pm UTC| Technology
In their Carbis Bay communique, the G7 announced their intention to work together to tackle ransomware groups. Days later, US president Joe Biden met with Russian president Vladimir Putin, where an extradition process to...
Jun 10, 2021 03:54 am UTC| Technology
For an hour on the morning of June 8, dozens of the worlds most-visited websites went offline. Among those affected were Amazon, Reddit, PayPal and Spotify, as well as the Guardian, the New York Times and the UK government...