Dr Christian Kemp

Course Leader, BA Criminology and Policing, BA Policing and Criminal Justice, BA Public Services and MA Contemporary Policing;

Lecturer, Criminology

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

School:Humanities and Social Sciences

Location: Chelmsford, Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Criminology , Policing

Research Supervision:Yes

Courses taught: Criminology and Policing, Policing and Criminal Justice, Public Service (Top-Up), Contemporary Policing

Dr Kemp is a specialist in the fields of cyber-crime, cyber-resilience and vulnerability, human trafficking and European migration policy, and both traditional and digital policing methods.

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Email: christian.kemp@aru.ac.uk

Background

Dr Kemp is currently the lead investigator within a Home Office funded project that examines how we can better protect businesses from the risks of cybercrime. Christian works closely with regional and local police forces to support the safeguarding of businesses and the reinforcement of their cyber-resilience. Christian's previous research has explored the shadowy world of Dark Web networks and patterns of modern slavery online. Dr Kemp is currently co-chair of the Essex Cybercrime Working Group and a member of the Eastern Region Cyber Resilience Centre Advisory Board.

Research interests

  • Cybercrime and Security
  • Human Trafficking and Migration
  • Traditional and Digital Policing
  • Digital Research Methods

Areas of research supervision

  • Cybercrime and Policing
  • Migration and Human Trafficking

Teaching

Christian currently teaches on the following modules:

  • Cybercrime and Policing
  • Policing Transnational Crime
  • Counter Terrorism and Policing
  • Media and Crime
  • Digital Forensics Short Courses

Qualifications

  • LLB Law (Anglia Ruskin University
  • BA Sociology (University of Malta) - First Class
  • MA Globalisation and Crime (Essex University) - Distinction
  • PhD Sociology (University of Essex) - Pass with no corrections

Memberships, editorial boards

  • British Society of Criminology
  • Association of Internet Researchers

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange