Dr. Lennon Chang

Lennon Chang joined Department of Applied Social Sciences at the City University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in November 2011. He is also an associate investigator at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security. He was awarded his PhD by the Australian National University in November 2010 He was recently selected as the Global Emerging Voices Fellow and the Australia-China Youth Dialogue Fellow.

From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a researcher and project manager at the Science and Technology Law Centre, Institute for Information Industry, which is recognized as one of the most important think-tanks in Taiwan in the area of legal responses to new technology. Before joining City University of Hong Kong, he worked as a post-doctoral research officer at the Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security at the Australian National University.

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 online vigilantism in China. He is also undertaking NGO-sponsored research into cybercrime and cyber-deviance among Hong Kong juveniles.

Contact Information:

Email: yclchang@cityu.edu.hk