John Dempsey

Senior LecturerSchool of Law and Policing

John is UCLan’s Digital Safety Advocate, Director of UCLan’s Missing Person Investigation Unit and heads the Security and Forensic Research Group (SAFeR). He is a member of the Child Computer Interaction Group and the Criminal Justice Partnership. John has more than a decade of experience teaching digital investigation techniques to undergraduate and postgraduate level students in Policing and Computer Science. He is passionate about guiding student learning through socially responsible problem-based learning. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and Member of the Association of Computing Machinery (MACM).