Dr Lennon Chang, Vice Chairman

Lennon Chang

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


Selected publication:

Lennon Y.C. Chang (2013) “Formal and informal modalities for policing cybercrime across the Taiwan Strait”, Policing and Society, 22(4): 540-555. (SSCI)

Roderic Broadhurst and Lennon Y.C. Chang (2013) “Cybercrime in Asia: trends and challenges”, in B. Hebenton, SY Shou, & J. Liu (eds), Asian Handbook of Criminology (Pp. 49-64). New York: Springer (ISBN: 978-1-4614-5217-1)

Lennon Y.C. Chang (2012) “Responsive regulation and the reporting of information security incidents”, Issues and Studies, 48(1):85-119. (SSCI)

Yao-chung Chang (2012) “Combating Cybercrime across the Taiwan Strait: Investigation and prosecution issues”, Australian Journal of Forensic Science, 44(1):5-14. (SCI-E)

Lennon Y.C. Chang (2012) Cybercrime in the Greater China Region: Regulatory Responses and Crime Prevention across the Taiwan Strait. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. (ISBN: 978-0-85793-667-7)

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