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Dr. Adam Bossler Awarded NSF Grant

Dr. Adam Bossler, Interim Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal
Justice and Criminology, was recently awarded a $200,000 Bossler_Adamgrant
from the National Science Foundation (NSF) along with colleagues Dr. Sriram Chellappan at Missouri University of Science and Technology and Dr. Thomas Holt at Michigan State University. The awarded project’s name is: “Collaborative Project: A Multi-Disciplinary Framework for Modeling Spatial, Temporal and Social Dynamics of Cyber Criminals.” The project will utilize criminological theories to explain unique online fingerprints of criminal behavior using longitudinal survey and real Internet usage data. In addition, they will derive models of spatial, temporal and social dynamics of cyber criminals using multi-fractal algorithmic techniques. $56,759 was specifically awarded to Georgia Southern University for its contribution to this partnership.
The grant runs fromSeptember 1st, 2013 to August 31, 2015.


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