John Dempsey

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).