We are excited to host this wonderful panel “A Chat with AAPI Academics Researching Cybersecurity” in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Join us on Monday, May 9th, 2022 from 6pm – 7.30pm ET and hear them converse about their work, challenges faced by AAPI academics, and what needs to be done to support and encourage them in the field. This event is free and open to the public. Register here.
|R. V. Gundur
||Dr. R. V. Gundur, is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Flinders University in Australia. He holds a PhD in criminology from Cardiff University, where he was an ESRC scholar; an MSc in Criminology Research Methods from the University of Oxford; an MA in International Relations from The Australian National University, where he was a Hedley Bull Scholar; and a BA in Spanish and Latin American Studies from Tulane University. His areas of expertise include illicit enterprise, gangs, and cybercrime. His work has appeared in reports published by the European Union and the City of London Corporation and he has been published in several academic journals including Urban Affairs Review; Deviant Behavior; Crime, Law and Social Change; Trends in Organized Crime; Global Crime, and International Criminal Justice Review. His forthcoming book Trying to Make It: The Enterprises, Gangs, and People of the American Drug Trade will be published on Cornell University Press in August 2022. A sneak preview can be found here.|
||Sinchul Back, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and the Director of Cybercrime & Cybersecurity in the Department of Sociology, Criminal Justice & Criminology at the University of Scranton. Currently, he serves as a Vice-Chair of ASC’s Cybercrime Division. He is a board member at Boston University’s Center for Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) and the Editor of the International Journal of Cybersecurity Intelligence & Cybercrime (IJCIC). His research has been published in top criminal justice and information technology journals. He has co-authored a book on digtal forensics and cyber investigation.
Dr. Back is a retired Marine captain who served as an instructor in counter-terrorism tactics and counter-intelligence operations in the Republic of Korea Marine Corps. Dr. Back also served as a special judge at the first White Hat Hackers Conference in Bogota, Colombia, and was a special lecturer for the Singapore National Police teaching cybercrime profiling training, cyberterrorism, and cyber intelligence analysis training. He earned his Ph.D. in International Crime and Justice from Florida International University. He received his M.S. in Criminal Justice from Bridgewater State University, and a B.S. in Leadership and minor in Political Science from Northeastern University.
Read more about Dr. Back here.