Dr. David Maimon


Georgia State University



David Maimon is an associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at Georgia State University. He has secondary appointments with the Department of Computer Information Science and the Computer Science department at Georgia State University. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from Ohio State University in 2009. Prior to joining Georgia State Maimon held a Faculty position at the University of Maryland. Maimon’s research interests include theories of human behaviors, cyber-enabled and cyber-dependent crimes and experimental research methods. In 2015 he was awarded the Young Scholar Award from the White-Collar Crime Research Consortium of the National White-Collar Crime Center for his cybercrime research. He is also the recipient of the Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Faculty Mentor Award (from the University of Maryland), and the Best Publication award in Mental Health (from the American Sociological Association). His current research focuses on computer hacking and the progression of system trespassing events, computer networks vulnerabilities to cyberattacks, and decision-making processes in cyber space. He is also conducting research on intellectual property and cyber fraud (for additional info see