While Boston Police Reform Ideas a Strong Start, MET Experts Say Greater Efforts Would Bring Greater Returns

Writing in the “POV” section of BU Today, BU MET Associate Chair of Applied Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Shea Cronin and Rebecca Anne McKnight (MET’21), a graduate student in MET’s criminal justice program, offered their perspective on a new set of recommendations made by the Boston Police Reform Task Force. Appointed […]

Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity Program Gets $430K Department of Justice Grant for Digital Evidence Education

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a new block of grant funding to the BU Metropolitan College Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) graduate program, dedicated to aligning the development and refinement of programs in computer forensics and digital evidence with the emerging and ongoing needs of law enforcement agencies. With Associate Dean for […]

Desire to Protect Vulnerable Youth Motivates Cybersecurity Student

Rossana De Gaspari, a student in MET’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice program, is featured as part of the Boston Globe’s “Aging Strong” series, which spotlights the achievements of those who continue to set ambitious, fulfilling goals as they get older. De Gaspari, a former school teacher who began to pursue her advanced education […]

MET Cybercrime Director Pens New Book on Statistics in Criminology

As director of MET’s Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) programs, Professor of the Practice Dr. Kyung-shick Choi is deeply ensconced in the manners in which human behavior and technology interact with criminal justice systems. Now, the cybercriminology expert has unlocked new means of quantifying those interactions. Dr. Choi’s new book, The Foundations of Statistics in […]

New Book Empowering Trauma Survivors from MET’s Danielle Rousseau

MET Criminal Justice Assistant Professor Danielle Rousseau is committed to helping survivors work through the physiological and psychological impacts of sexual trauma. In Yoga and Resilience: Empowering Practices for Survivors of Sexual Trauma, Dr. Rousseau, serving as editor, offers tangible tools, rooted in empirical and experiential data, to support survivors of sexual violence. As the […]

Cyber-Secure Your Future: CAE Virtual Career Fair Open to MET Security Students

As a benefit of Boston University’s standing as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Defense and Research, students enrolled in BU Metropolitan College’s programs in information security and cybersecurity are invited free of charge to attend the 4th National CAE Virtual Career Fair, sponsored by the National Cybersecurity Training and Education (NCyTE) […]

WCVB’s ‘Chronicle’ Calls Cybersecurity ‘The Future of Law Enforcement’

In March, WCVB-TV Channel 5’s “Chronicle” news team paid a visit to the classroom of BU Metropolitan College’s Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity (CIC) Program Director Dr. Kyung-shick Choi as part of its investigation into the professional field of cybercrime prevention, investigation, and cybersecurity. The long-running, Boston-produced newsmagazine show dubbed cybersecurity “the future of law enforcement” […]

MET Online Degrees Rank Among Top 10 for 7 Years in a Row

For the seventh year in a row, BU’s Metropolitan College (MET) tops the U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best online graduate programs. This steadfast position—alongside some of the nation’s most elite schools—underscores MET’s strong performance in the most competitive and high-growth areas of higher education, that of part-time, online graduate programs. […]

MET Cybersecurity Authority: TikTok Breach “A Big Surprise”

Dr. Kyung-shick Choi has dedicated his career to grappling with the rising scourge of digital criminality and malfeasance. The Cyber-Routine Activities Theory the Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity director developed over a decade ago has since become a predominant theory on cybercrime and computer crime victimization. With research that’s made a global impact, his expertise is […]