Lisa Dickson

Reader in Law,
Co-Deputy Director Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice
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 Lisa Dickson


Qualifications: LLB, LLM, PGCHE

Lisa Dickson is a graduate of the University of Southampton.

Lisa teaches on Criminal Law modules and specialises in cybercrime and the use scientific evidence in criminal trials. This is linked to her broader interest in privacy and data protection.

She is a member of the Kent Centre for Cyber Security, a GCHQ-recognised Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research (ACE-CSR) and also of the research funded NeCS CESTN – Cyber Security Training Network at the University.

Research interests

Lisa is interested in cybercrime and privacy. Her recent writing addresses the concept of privacy through legal objects and she is currently part of an EPSRC funded interdisciplinary project investigating PRIvacy-aware personal data management and Value Enhancement for Leisure Travellers (PriVELT).


Lisa's teaching responsibilities span across Privacy, Data Protection and Cybersecurity Law, Forensic Evidence in Criminal Trials and Criminal Law.



Lisa is happy to supervise in the areas of Privacy, Data Protection, Cyber Crime and Forensic Evidence within a legal context.

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