david maimon

David Maimon

Associate Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland

Areas of Expertise

  • Cyber crimes
  • Malware and ransomware
  • Online fraud and theft
  • Cyber espionage
  • Cyber terrorism
  • Child pornography
  • Online guardians


David Maimon, Associate Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, is an expert on cyber crimes, computer hacking and system trespassing, online fraud, and copyright infringement.

Maimon consulted with the National Science Foundation on projects involving smartphones, WiFi, and cyber security. He has also worked with the Israeli Ministry of Science, Technology, and Space on preventing computer crimes. He received the Young Scholar Award at the White-Collar Crime Research Consortium and was awarded the Best Publication in Mental Health by the American Sociological Association in the Sociology of Mental Health Section.

He has been published in numerous journals including, “Criminology”, “Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency,” “American Sociological Review,” “the International Journal of Cyber Criminology and Criminology,” and “Criminology & Public Policy.”

Maimon received his Ph.D. in Sociology from The Ohio State University, M.A. in Sociology from the University of Haifa, and B.A. in Sociology and Human Services from the University of Haifa.