Dr. Sameer Hinduja is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social networking, concerns that have paralleled the exponential growth in online communication by young people. He is passionate about informing and training educators, parents, and students nationwide to promote the positive use of technology.
Dr. Hinduja's research has been featured in over 600 online news articles (including CNN, New York Times, Washington Times, Forbes, Yahoo News, USA Today, US News and World Report, and Chronicle of Higher Education) and on TV (including Anderson Cooper 360), radio programs (including NPR) and news segments. At FAU, he has won both Researcher of the Year and Teacher of the Year, the two highest honors across the entire university.
Published six books, ten peer-reviewed book chapters and three peer-reviewed book sections.
~ According to Google Scholar, his research publications have been cited over 3500 times by other peer-reviewed articles as of August 2014
~ Co-authored a white paper on cyberbullying for the White House
~ Inducted into Michigan State University's School of Criminal Justice Wall of Fame, 2012
~ Received the Michigan State University's Distinguished Young Alumni Award, 2014
~ Received the Listen Learn Care Award from the Office Depot Foundation, 2014
~ Received the Children's Wireless Safety Achievement Award from the Wireless Foundation, 2014
~ Works with numerous NGOs, GOs, and corporations on cyberbullying and safe social networking