Dr Subhajit Basu is Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in CyberLaw at the School of Law, University of Leeds and Program Director of LLM CyberLaw. Previously he has taught at the Queen’s University Belfast. He has a Ph.D. in Taxation of E-Commerce from Liverpool John Moores University.
Subhajit is author of the book Global Perspectives on E-Commerce Taxation Law. (Ashgate, 2007). In addition, he is author of a large number of articles and chapters in scholarly journals and books covering a variety of topics including e-commerce, cybercrime, digital divide, intellectual property and eGovernment. Subhajit is extensively involved with research related to E-Commerce (Legal and Technological), E-government-developing countries and the issue of digital divide. Governance of cyberspace and role of politics, technology and law in IT, precipitators of e-commerce crime as new form of white-collar crime, implication of information and communication technologies for the growth of criminal and deviant identities and behaviour on the Internet, role of technology in economic development of third world countries.
Subhajit is a member of the Executive Committee of BILETA. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Member of the Society of Legal Scholars, Tax Research Network (UK), Digital Divide Network and Member and Reviewer of LEFIS (EU Project on IT and Legal Education), Member of Advisory Board Centre for Cyber Victim Counselling, Member of European Association of Tax Law Professors, Visiting Professor National Law University (NLU, India). Advisor to Centre for Law and Technology (Nepal) to draft “Legal Analysis of Nepali Legal System from E-Governance perspective and E- Governance Bill” (High Level Commission for Information and Technology Chaired by Prime Minister of Nepal).
He is a Member of Editorial Board of European Journal of Law and Technology (EJLT), Book Review editor for International Review of Law Computers and Technology (IRLCT), Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy (IRLCT), Member of Editorial Board of Global Business and Management: An International Journal. Reviewer for the Editorial Reviewer Board of the International Journal of E-Government Research (IJEGR),International Review of Law Computers and Technology, Scientific Journals International (SJI),International Reviewer of Social Science Computer Review (SSCORE) and Member of the Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of the Advances in Electronic Government Research (AEGR) Book Series, Member of the International Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) of AKCSN, Member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Information and Communication Technologies and Human Development and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovation in the Digital Economy (IJIDE), Editorial Review Board member to the Economic and Administrative Series of the Annals of the University of Bucharest, EAS – AUB.
Subhajit’s biography has been included in the Marquis Who’s Who in Science and Engineering 2006-2012 for his contribution in the field of Social and Legal Science.