|Other names||Jaishankar Karuppannan|
|Alma mater||University of Madras|
|Known for||Cyber Criminology, Space Transition Theory|
|Awards||National Academy of Sciences, India -SCOPUS Young Scientist Award -2012|
|Institutions||Raksha Shakti University, University of Leeds, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University|
|Doctoral advisor||Professor K. Chockalingam|
Karuppannan Jaishankar (born 15 June 1973) is an Indian criminologist who teaches at Raksha Shakti University. He is the editor in chief of International Journal of Cyber Criminology and the founding father of Cyber Criminology, an academic sub-discipline of Criminology.
Jaishankar is the Professor and Head of the Department of Criminology at the Raksha Shakti University (First Internal Security and Police University of India) Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Earlier, he was a faculty member at the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
He proposed what he calls the "space transition theory", which holds that people behave differently online than they do in real life.
He is the founder president of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV), which works with motto "to develop Criminology and Victimology in the South Asian region" and has organized three international conferences of SASCV as the General Chair (Jaipur, 2011, Kanyakumari, 2013 and Goa, 2016).
He co-founded the Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling (CCVC) along with Debarati Halder, which works with the motto to prevent cyber victimization and protect cyber victims.
- Jaishankar, K. (2011). Cyber Criminology: Exploring Internet Crimes and Criminal Behavior. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 9781439829493.
- Jaishankar, K.; Ronel, N. (2013). Global Criminology: Crime and Victimization in a Globalized Era. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 9781439892497.
- Halder, D.; Jaishankar, K. (2016). Cyber Crimes Against Women in India. New Delhi: Sage. ISBN 9789385985775.
- Jaishankar, K. (2016). Interpersonal Criminology: Revisiting Interpersonal Crimes and Victimization. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. ISBN 9781498748599.
Awards and honors
- Raksha Shakti, University. "Prof. K. Jaishankar". Raksha Shakti University. Raksha Shakti University. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
- Meško, Gorazd (1 August 2018). "On Some Aspects of Cybercrime and Cybervictimization". European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice. 26 (3): 189–199. doi:10.1163/15718174-02603006. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
- Ndubueze, P. N (2017). Cyber Criminology and Technology-Assisted Crime Control: A Reader (I ed.). Zaria, Nigeria.: Ahmadu Bello University Press. p. xiv. ISBN 978-54894-7-7. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
- Raksha Shakti, University. "Prof. K. Jaishankar". RSU - Faculties. Raksha Shakti University. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
- School of Law, University of Leeds. "Annual Report of Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, School of Law" (PDF). University of Leeds. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
- Holt, T.J., Bossler, A., & Spellar, KCS. (2016). Cybercrime and Digital Forensics. New York: Routledge. p. 308. ISBN 1317694783. Retrieved 5 July 2017.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)
- The, Week (28 November 2010). "Globalization has opened Floodgates for Criminals". The Week (28 November 2010). SASCV. The Week. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
- South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology (SASCV). "Activities - SASCV". SASCV. Retrieved 7 July 2017.
- Reshmi, Jaimon. "Online NGO helps Cyber victims". Techgoss. Techgoss. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
- "NASI Young Scientist Award". Elsevier. Retrieved 28 January 2018.
- British Society of Criminology. "International Ambassadors". British Society of Criminology. Retrieved 5 July 2017.