Speaker: Dr Cassandra Cross
Position: Senior Lecturer & Undergraduate Coordinator
Affiliation: School of Justice, Faculty of Law, QUT
Dr Cassandra Cross is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Justice, Queensland University of Technology. Previously, she worked as a research/policy officer with the Queensland Police Service, where she commenced research on the topic of online fraud. Since taking up her position at QUT in 2012, she has continued her research into online fraud, across the policing, prevention and victim support aspects. With colleagues, she has received three highly competitive Criminology Research Grants, the first in 2013 to conduct the first Australian study into the reporting experiences and support needs of online fraud victims, the second in 2015 to examine the restoration of identity for identity theft victims, and the third in 2016 to examine the policing of cybercrime in Australia. She is co-author of the book “Cyber frauds, scams and their victims” published by Routledge in 2017.