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Jaishankar Karuppannan

Professor and Head
Department of Criminology, Raksha Shakti University

Professor 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), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. He is the recipient of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) SCOPUS Young Scientist Award 2012–Social Sciences. He is the founding father of Cyber Criminology, an academic sub-discipline of Criminology. More about him at www.jaishankar.org

Biography

Prof. K. Jaishankar PhD is the Professor and Head of the Department of Criminology at the Raksha Shakti University (Police and Internal Security University), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. He is the founding father of Cyber Criminology, an academic sub-discipline of Criminology and the proponent of the Space Transition Theory. 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 . 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 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. 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 an International Ambassador of the British Society of Criminology (BSC) and a United Nations Expert on Issues of Victims of Terrorism. He is a Fellow of the African Center for Cyberlaw and Cybercrime prevention. His areas of Academic Competence are Cyber Criminology, Victimology, Crime mapping, GIS, Communal violence, Policing, and Crime prevention. URL: www.jaishankar.org

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Cyber Criminology
    Victimology
    Crime mapping and GIS
    Communal violence and Terrorism
    Policing and Crime prevention
    Theory and Model Building

Personal Interests

    Hearing and Singing Music
    Playing Table Tennis

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology - 1st Edition book cover

Articles

Victims and Offenders

Cyber Gender Harassment and Secondary Victimization: A Comparative Analysis of US, UK and India.


Published: Sep 29, 2011 by Victims and Offenders
Authors: Debarati Halder and K. Jaishankar

What could be done to end cyber harassment? This article will try to answer these questions from a comparative perspective of the situations in the United States, the UK, and India.

News

Invited Expert by the United Nations Office of Counter - Terrorism

By: Jaishankar Karuppannan

Invited Expert by the United Nations Office of Counter - Terrorism, for the Closed Experts Group Meeting (EGM) on “Cooperation between Civil Society Organizations and  International Authorities for Victims of Terrorism in Asia-Pacific” held at Singapore City, Singapore during 18-20, June 2019.