Stuart Macdonald is Professor of Law at Swansea University. He completed his BA at the University of Cambridge (2000) and his PhD at the University of Southampton (2005). His research interests lie in criminal law and counterterrorism, particularly cyberterrorism and terrorists’ use of the internet. He is Co-Director of Swansea University’s EPSRC-funded £7.6m CHERISH Digital Economy Centre and Director of the University’s multidisciplinary cyberterrorism research project. To date the Cyberterrorism Project has conducted a survey of the global research community, compiled a database of definitions of cyberterrorism, conducted a study of online terrorist magazines, compiled a database of news stories on cyberterrorism, hosted numerous events including a NATO Advanced Research Workshop and an international conference on terrorism and social media, and published four edited collections, six policy reports and numerous journal articles and book chapters (see further www.cyberterrorism-project.org). In 2016/17 he was the holder of a Fulbright Cyber Security Award.