Jin R. Lee

Jin R. Lee

Jin R. Lee

Assistant Professor

Cybercrime, cybersecurity, cyberpsychology, online interpersonal violence, computer-mediated communications, big data

Dr. Jin R. Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. His work has examined various topics around cybercrime and cybersecurity, including law enforcement competencies and perceptions of online crime; computer hacking and the role of the Internet in facilitating all manner of crime and deviance; online illicit market behaviors; ideologically motivated cyberattacks; and online interpersonal violence offending and victimization. Dr. Lee is a research partner at Michigan State University's International Interdisciplinary Research Consortium on Cybercrime (IIRCC), Boston University's Center for Cybercrime Investigation and Cybersecurity (CIC), and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Digital Life Research Group (DLRG). His recent work has appeared in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Crime & Delinquency, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Terrorism and Political Violence, Deviant Behavior, Policing: An International Journal, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, and Computers in Human Behavior.

Selected Publications

Lee, J.R., Holt, T.J., Burruss, G.W., & Bossler, A.M. (2021). Examining English and Welsh detectives' views of online crime. International Criminal Justice Review, 31(1), 20-39.

Lee, J.R., & Darcy, K.M. (2021). Sexting: What's law got to do with it?. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 50(2), 563-573.

Lee, J.R., & Holt, T.J. (2020). Assessing the factors associated with the detection of juvenile hacking behaviors. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 840.

Koziarski, J., & Lee, J.R. (2020). Connecting evidence-based policing and cybercrime. Policing: An International Journal, 43(1), 198-211.

Cho, S., & Lee, J.R. (2020). Joint growth trajectories of bullying perpetration and victimization among Korean adolescents: Estimating a second-order growth mixture model-factor-of-curves with low self-control and opportunity correlates. Crime & Delinquency, 66(9), 1296-1337.

Holt, T.J., & Lee, J.R. (2020). A crime script analysis of counterfeit identity document procurement online. Deviant Behavior, 1-18.

Courses Taught

CRIM 490 - Cybercrime and Online Deviance


Ph.D., Criminal Justice, Michigan State University (2021)

M.A., Criminology, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (2017)

B.A., Criminology and English, University of Toronto (2014)