Dr Cassandra Cross is the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) in the Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice. She also holds the position of Associate Professor in the School of Justice QUT. She recently completed a two-year Senior Research Fellowship with the Cybersecurity Cooperative Research Centre exploring romance fraud victimisation. Dr Cross is an international expert on fraud, having worked with victims and related organisations globally. In 2011, while working for the Queensland Police Service, she was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to examine the prevention and support of online fraud victims worldwide. Since taking up her position at QUT in 2012, she has continued this research, publishing over 70 outputs across the policing, prevention, and victim support aspects of fraud. Further, she has been awarded over AUD$1.3million in funding, largely to drive her research in this area. She is co-author (with Professor Mark Button) of the book Cyber frauds, scams and their victims published by Routledge in 2017.