Keynote Speakers

Dr. Sameer Hinduja

Dr. Sameer HindujaDr. 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. His articles have been cited over 6,000 times in the academic literature, and his research has been discussed or referenced in over 800 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). He also has been featured on TV (including Anderson Cooper 360), radio programs (including NPR) and various news segments. Dr. Hinduja has written seven books, and provides trainings to schools, youth organizations, parents, and teens on how to avoid online victimization and its real-world consequences. He is passionate about encouraging, empowering, and equipping others to use technology in positive ways, and helping to make kindness go viral.

Last Updated: October 26, 2015