International Journal of Cyber Criminology

Editorial Board

K. Jaishankar



Prof. K. Jaishankar is presently the Professor of Criminology and Head of the Department of Criminology at the Raksha Shakti University (Police and Internal Security University), Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Prior to the present position, he served as a faculty member at the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India. He has published more than 101 publications, including articles, books, book chapters and editorials. He is the recipient of the prestigious “National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) - SCOPUS Young Scientist Award 2012 – Social Sciences” and ISC - S.S. Srivastava Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research in Criminology.He was a Commonwealth Fellow (2009-2010) at the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law, University of Leeds, UK and has completed a research project on Victims of Cyber Crimes. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cyber Criminology and Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences He is the founder President of South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV) and founder Executive Director (Honorary) of Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling (CCVC) He was a member of the UNODC (United Nations office of Drugs and Crime) Core group of Experts (15 member group) on Identity related crime (2007-08). He is a Member of the Membership and Advancement Committee, World Society of Victimology (WSV), International Advisory Board member of the Center for the Research and Development of Positive Criminology, Department of Criminology, Bar Illan University, Israel, Advisory Board Member of the Center for Cybercrime Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, USA and Member of the International Cybercrime Research Centre, Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada, Member of the Scientific Commission of the International Society of Criminology (ISC) and Fellow of the African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime prevention. He was a Discussant in the “Opening Discussion: Focusing on victims of crime – Comparing crime patterns and improving practice. Researchers’ advice to policy” of the Stockholm Criminology Symposium held during June 11-13, 2012 at Stockholm, Sweden and responded to questions of Beatrice Ask, Swedish Minister for Justice, and Paula Teixeria da Cruz, the Portugese Minister for Justice. He was a Keynote Speaker at the 15th World Society of Victimology Symposium held during 5 – 9, July 2015, at Perth, Australia and 14th World Society of Victimology Symposium held during 20 – 24, May 2012, at The Hague, The Netherlands. He is recently appointed as an International Ambassador of the British Society of Criminology (BSC). His areas of Academic Competence are Victimology, Cyber Criminology, Crime mapping, GIS, Communal violence, Policing, and Crime prevention.


Susan W. Brenner

Chief Editorial Advisor


Prof. Susan Brenner is the NCR Distinguished Professor of Law & Technology at the School of law, University of Dayton, USA. Professor Brenner has spoken at numerous events, including the Montreux Secure IT Conference in Switzerland, Interpol’s Fourth and Fifth International Conferences on Cyber crimes, the Middle East IT Security Conference, the American Bar Association’s National Cyber crime Conference, the Yale Law School Conference on Cybercrime and the Symposium on Internet and Privacy held at Stanford University Law School. She spoke on terrorists’ use of the Internet at the 2005 American Society of International Law conference, and on cyber crime legislation at the Ministry of the Interior of the United Arab Emirates. She has conducted cyber crime training for the National District Attorneys Association and for the National Association of Attorneys General and was a member of the European Union’s CTOSE project on digital evidence; she has also served on two Department of Justice digital evidence working groups. Professor Brenner chaired the International Efforts Working Group for the American Bar Association’s Privacy and Computer Crime Committee, serves on the National District Attorneys Association’s Cyber crimes Committee, and chairs the National Institute of Justice - Electronic Crime Partnership Initiative’s Working Group on Law & Policy. She is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. She has published various articles dealing with cyber crime, including State-Sponsored Crime: The Futility of the Economic Espionage Act, 26 Houston Journal of International Law 1 (2006), Cyber crime Metrics, University of Virginia Journal of Law & Technology (2004) and Toward a Criminal Law for Cyberspace: Distributed Security, Boston University Journal of Science & Technology Law (2004).


Gráinne Kirwan

Managing Editor


Dr. Gráinne Kirwan is a lecturer, researcher and author in the area of cyberpsychology. She is a lecturer in psychology in the Institute of Art, Design and Technology (IADT), Dun Laoghaire, Ireland and has previously used a career break to work as an Associate Professor in HELP University, Malaysia. She has co-authored / co-edited three books on cybercrime and cyberpsychology. She is a Chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI). She sits on the committee of the PSI Special Interest Group in Media, Art and Cyberpsychology and is on the editorial board of the journal 'Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Media'. She has been awarded over €700,000 in funding from organisations including the Irish Research Council, Enterprise Ireland, and the IOTI. In IADT, she teaches on both the BSc (Hons) in Applied Psychology and the MSc in Cyberpsychology. Modules include Introduction to Cyberpsychology and Introduction to Forensic Psychology (at undergrad level) and Psychology of Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence and Computer Mediated Communication (at postgrad level), along with research project supervision for undergraduate, masters and doctoral level students. Her areas of interest are: Cyberpsychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Virtual Reality and Cyber Criminology. 


Debarati Halder

Editorial Assistant


Dr. Debarati Halder, is an Advocate and legal scholar. She is the managing director of the Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling (CCVC),  India and Currently, she is the Dean - Faculty of Law, Professor and Head, Centre for Research on Law and Policy, Unitedworld School of Law, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. She holds a PhD degree from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, India. She received her LLB from the University of Calcutta and her master’s degree in international and constitutional law is from the University of Madras. She has co-authored two books titled "Cybercrime against Women in India" (SAGE Publishing) and "Cyber crime and the Victimization of Women: Laws, Rights, and Regulations" (IGI Global, USA) and co-edited a book titled "Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Overcoming Violence Against Women" (IGI Global, USA) with Prof. K. Jaishankar. She has published many articles in peer-reviewed journals and chapters in peer-reviewed books. Her work has appeared in scholarly journals, including the British Journal of Criminology, Journal of Law and Religion, Victims and Offenders; Murdoch University E-Journal of Law; ERCES Online Quarterly Review; TMC Academic Journal (Singapore); Temida and Indian Journal of Criminology & Criminalistics; and edited volumes, Crimes of the Internet, Trends and Issues of Victimology, Cyber Criminology. She has presented her research works at many international conferences including the Stockholm Criminology Symposium held during 11–13 June 2012, the International Conference on Social Media for Good, held during 15–16 May 2015 at Istanbul, Turkey and the World Congress of Criminology held during 15-19, December 2016 at India. She was a resource person in various programmes conducted by the National Commission for Women, unicef, Facebook, Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Youth Development, Women Christian College (Kolkata & Chennai), Loyola College, North Eastern Police Academy, Assam State Commission for Protection of Child Rights and Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli and Jindal Global University, Haryana, India. Debarati’s research interests include constitutional law, international law, victim rights, cyber crimes and laws.