Dr. Barry Cartwright has a BA and MA in Sociology, and a PhD in Criminology. Until recently, he was a Senior Lecturer in the School of Criminology at SFU, where he taught courses in Law, Ethics and Morality in Cyberspace, Current Perspectives in Cybercrime, and the Sociology of Law. In addition, he is an Associate Director at the International CyberCrime Research Centre (ICCRC) at SFU. 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.
He has conducted research and published in a variety of areas, including cyber-research ethics, cyber-bullying, cyber-law, cyber-terrorism and cyber-warfare. Previously, 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.