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Dr. David Maimon

Georgia State University
Associate Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
David Maimon is an Associate Professor in the department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University and the Director of the Evidence-Based Cybersecurity Research Group. He also holds an Associate Professor appointment in the Computer Science and the Computer Information System departments at Georgia State University. David received his Ph.D. in Sociology from the Ohio State University in 2009, and held a professor position in the University of Maryland between the years 2010-2018. David’s research interests include theories of human behaviors, cyber-enabled and cyber-dependent crimes and experimental research methods. In 2015 he was awarded the “Young Scholar Award” from the “White-Collar Crime Research Consortium of the National White-Collar Crime Center” for his cybercrime research. He is also the recipient of the “Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Faculty Mentor Award” (from the University of Maryland), and the “Best Publication award in Mental Health” (from the American Sociological Association). His current research focuses on computer hacking and the progression of online criminal events, computer networks vulnerabilities to cyber attacks, and decision-making process in cyber space. He is also conducting research on intellectual property and cyber fraud. His research is supported by funding agencies and industry partners in the USA and abroad (for example Israel and the UK).