Dr Yi Ting Chua is currently a research associate at the University of Cambridge, Cambridge Cybercrime Centre.
She received her doctorate in criminal justice from Michigan State University.
Her research centres around the role of the Internet in criminal offending and is shaped primarily the increasing role of technology and cyberspace in criminal and deviant behaviours.
Her current work spans across three research areas: (1) individuals’ pathway into cybercrime; (2) impact of social networks and structures on the evolution of subcultural values, beliefs, and behaviours; and (3) countermeasures against cybercrime.
Her work has appeared on Deviant Behavior and Victims & Offender and her most recent work on unintended harms of cybersecurity countermeasures received the best paper award at APWG eCrime 2019.
She has also been published as a co-author of Data Thieves in Action.