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Jonathan Lusthaus

Non-Stipendiary Research Fellow in Sociology

Research Interests: Cybercrime; Cybersecurity; Qualitiatve Methods; Sociological Theory

Dr Jonathan Lusthaus is Director of The Human Cybercriminal Project in the Department of Sociology, a Research Associate at the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs, and a Research Fellow at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at UNSW Canberra Cyber. Jonathan’s research focusses on the "human" side of profit-driven cybercrime: who cybercriminals are and how they are organised. A regular speaker at major conferences, including Black Hat and Enigma, Jonathan has written widely across academic, policy and media publications. He recently completed a seven-year global study on the organization of cybercrime published by Harvard University Press as Industry of Anonymity: Inside the Business of Cybercrime.‚Äč