Dr Mary Aiken is Director of the Cyberpsychology Research Network, an advisor to Europol, Interpol and the FBI and also a member of the advisory board of the Hague Justice Portal, a foundation for international peace, justice and security. Her ground-breaking work in forensic science inspired the CBS TV series CSI:Cyber.
A frequently published academic, her first book for the general reader is The Cyber Effect: How Human Behaviour Changes Online, which calls for a radical rethinking of our relationship with the Internet and a new digital age of consent for children.
Mary has a BA in Psychology, a M.Sc. in CyberPsychology and is currently completing the final year of her Ph.D. in Forensic CyberPsychology at RCSI, she was awarded the academic excellence prize at IADT, and the Psychology Society of Ireland (PSI) Postgraduate Research Prize at the National Annual Congress in 2011.