Dr. Laura Huey

Laura Huey is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario and the Director of the Canadian Society of Evidence Based Policing (CAN-SEBP). She is also a member of the Board of SERENE-RISC, a Senior Researcher and University Representative for the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS), the London Police Service Research Fellow and sits on the CAPG Research & Policy Committee and the Board of the Canadian Association of Police Educators. Through CAN-SEBP, her primary focus is working with others to generate quality research and education on policing and crime issues.

Contact Information:
Email: lhuey@uwo.ca

Additional Information:
Canadian Society of Evidence Based Policing (CAN-SEBP)
ResearchGate Page

Relevant Publications:

Nhan, Johnny, Laura Huey and Ryan Broll. In press. “Digilantism: An Analysis of Crowdsourcing and the Boston Marathon Bombings.” British Journal of Criminology. Advance access: http://bjc.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/12/06/bjc.azv118.abstract
Ghajar-Khosravi, Shadi, Peter J. Kwantes, Natalia Derbentseva and Laura Huey. 2016.  “Quantifying Salient Concepts Discussed in Social Media Content: A Case Study Using Twitter Content Written by Radicalized Youth”. Journal of Terrorism Research, 7(2):79-89.
Huey, Laura and Eric Witmer. 2016. “#IS_Fangirl: Exploring a New Role for Women in Terrorism.” Journal of Terrorism Research, 7(1): 1-10.

Huey, Laura. 2015. “This is Not Your Mother’s Terrorism: Social Media, Online Radicalization and the Practice of Political Jamming.” Journal of Terrorism Research, 6(2): 1-16.
Broll, Ryan and Laura Huey. 2015. “‘Just Being Mean to Somebody Isn’t a Police Matter’: Police Perspectives on Policing Cyber-bullying.” Journal of School Violence, 14(2): 155-176.