Dr. Marie Helen Maras

Marie-Helen Maras

MA, MSc, MPhil, DPhil

Marie-Helen is an associate professor at the Department of Security, Fire, and Emergency Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She is also a faculty member in the MS program in digital forensics and cybersecurity at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and in the PhD program in criminal justice at the CUNY Graduate Center. Marie-Helen has a DPhil in Law and an MPhil in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Oxford. In addition, she holds a graduate degree in industrial and organizational psychology from the University of New Haven and undergraduate degrees in computer and information science and psychology from UMUC.

She is the author of Computer Forensics: Cybercriminals, Laws, and Evidence (now in its second edition); Counterterrorism (2012); CRC Press Terrorism Reader (2013); and Transnational Security (2014), among other publications. Marie-Helen is also the creator and co-editor for a monograph and edited volume series titled, “Palgrave Studies in Cybercrime and Cybersecurity.” She is currently working on a monograph on terrorism and social media for Palgrave-Macmillan and a book on cybercriminology for Oxford University Press. Prior to her academic post, she served in the U.S. Navy as a law enforcement specialist and command investigator.