Professor Andy Phippen (ISJC)

Visiting Professor and Head of Centre for Digital Rights

Research Directorate

Andy Phippen is a professor of digital rights at Bournemouth University and is a Visiting Professor at the University of Suffolk.  He has specialised in the use of ICTs in social contexts for over 15 years, carrying out a large amount of grass roots research on issues such as attitudes toward privacy and data protection, internet safety and contemporary issues such as sexting, peer abuse and the impact of digital technology on wellbeing.  He has presented written and oral evidence to parliamentary inquiries related to the use of ICTs in society, is widely published in the area, and is a frequent media commentator on these issues.