Dr. Barry Cartwright has a BA and MA in Sociology, and a PhD in Criminology. He is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, and a member of SFU’s International CyberCrime Research Centre. He was previously employed by the Solicitor General of Canada, and although not a lawyer, was for many years a Managing Partner of a Canadian immigration law firm.
His current areas of specialisation include cyber-research, cyber-bullying, and cyber law. Recently, he was Chair of the Organising Committee of the 2016 International Conference on CyberCrime and Computer Forensics (ICCCF 2016), held at SFU’s Harbour Centre campus in June 2016, and was the chief editor of the ICCCF 2016 conference proceedings, published in the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers’ on-line journal, IEEE Xplore.