BiographyDr Lennon Chang is currently a Senior Lecturer in Criminology in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University. Before joining Monash, he was working as an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Social Studies at the City University of Hong Kong. He is also a visitor at Regulatory Institutions Network at Australian National University and a member of International Cybercrime Research Centre at Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is a founding member and vice chairman of Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society.
He was awarded his PhD by the Australian National University in November 2010. He has a Master in Criminology and Bachelor in Law degrees from National Taipei University. In 2007 he received an Endeavour Asia Award and in 2009 was identified by Peking University and Griffith Asia Institute as an Australia-China Emerging Leader. He was selected as the Global Emerging Voices Fellow and the Australia-China Youth Dialogue Fellow.
Dr Chang is interested in researching crime and governance of cyberspace - cybercrime, cyber terrorism and cyber warfare. He is particularly interested in the regulation and governance of cyberspace in the Asia-Pacific region. His book Cybercrime in the Greater China Region: Regulatory Responses and Crime Prevention (Edward Elgar, 2012) is about the nature and range of responses to cybercrime between China and Taiwan. Dr Chang’s professional interest in China continues and he is currently researching on-line vigilantism in China as well cybercrime and cyber-deviance among juveniles in the Greater China region. He is also helping Myanmar Government to strengthen cyber capacity and raise public cyber security awareness.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Co-production of security