Alex Chung

Research Associate

Dr Alex Chung is Research Fellow in University College London's Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (UCL STEaPP) and RISCS Fellow in the Research Institute in Science of Cyber Security (RISCS). He is working on an EPSRC-funded project, ‘Evaluating Cyber Security Evidence for Policy Advice’ (ECSEPA). The ECSEPA project examines how UK policymakers can be better supported in engaging with cybersecurity evidence, and in overcoming governance and strategic challenges through cyber resilience and capacity building.

As a member of the Digital Technologies Policy Laboratory (DTPL) at UCL STEaPP, Alex engages regularly with public and private sector communities nationally and internationally to discuss research and policy issues. He teaches on the postgraduate DPA, MPA, and MSc degree programmes, and is a Co-Lead on the undergraduate flagship How to Change the World programme at UCL.

Alex is the author of two books: Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in CanadaVolume I and Volume II. Alex holds a DPhil in Law, MPhil in Criminology, and MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Oxford University. 

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Research focus: 
China, corruption, immigration