Maria Bada

Maria Bada is a Lecturer in Psychology at Queen Mary University in London, a visiting lecturer at Royal Holloway, University of London and a RISCS Fellow in cybercrime. Her research focuses on the human aspects of cybercrime and cybersecurity, such as profiling online offenders, studying their psychologies and pathways towards online deviance as well as the ways to combat cybercrime through tools and capacity building. She is a member of the National Risk Assessment (NRA) Behavioural Science Expert Group in the UK, working on the social and psychological impact of cyber-attacks on members of the public. She has a background in cyberpsychology, and she is a member of the British Psychological Society and the National Counselling Society