Professor Monica Whitty

Director of Cyber Security Research
School of Engineering and Information Technology
School of Science
UNSW Canberra Cyber
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Professor Monica Whitty is the Director of Research (Cyber) at the UNSW (Canberra), where she also holds a Chair in Human Factors in Cyber Security. She is a member of the World Economic Forum Cyber Security Centre. She is also a visiting Professor in Cyber Security at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her work, in particular, examines identities created in cyberspace, online security risks, behaviour in cyberspace, insider threat, as well as detecting and preventing deception, such as cyberscams and mis/disinformation (drawing from psychological and linguistic tools). Monica is the author of over 100 articles and 5 books, the latest being: 'Cyberpsychology: The study of individuals, society and digital technologies' (Wiley, 2017, with Garry Young). 

Books

Whitty M, 2012, Love letters, Oxford University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199561803.013.0003

Young G; Whitty MT, 2012, Transcending taboos: A moral and psychological examination of cyberspace, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203126769

Whitty MT; Joinson A, 2008, Truth, lies and trust on the internet, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203938942

2008, Mediated Interpersonal Communication, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203926864

Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA, 2007, Preface, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8

Book Chapters

Whitty MT, 2015, 'Online Dating', in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition, pp. 212 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.95089-X

Whitty MT, 2013, 'The Internet and Its Implications for Children, Parents and Family Relationships', in Contemporary Issues in Family Studies: Global Perspectives on Partnerships, Parenting and Support in a Changing World, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 262 - 274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118320990.ch18

Whitty MT, 2013, 'Online Romantic Relationships', in The Social Net, Oxford University Press, pp. 62 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0004

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2013, 'Taking the good with the bad: Applying Klein’s work to further our understandings of cyber-cheating', in Handbook of the Clinical Treatment of Infidelity, pp. 103 - 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1300/J398v04n02_10

Creese S; Hodges D; Jamison-Powell S; Whitty M, 2013, 'Relationships between Password Choices, Perceptions of Risk and Security Expertise', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 80 - 89, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39345-7_9

Young G; Whitty M, 2012, 'Coping with offline prohibited actions in gamespace: A psychological approach to moral well-being in gamers', in Psychology of Morality, pp. 35 - 60

Whitty MT, 2012, 'Internet Infidelity: A Real Problem', in Internet Addiction, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 191 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118013991.ch11

Whitty M, 2012, 'Love letters: The development of romantic relationships throughout the ages', in Oxford Handbook of Internet Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199561803.013.0003

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2012, 'Cyber-harassment in the workplace', in Workplace Violence: Issues, Trends, Strategies, pp. 248 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781843926924

Whitty MT, 2010, 'E-Dating', in Electronic Services, IGI Global, pp. 1376 - 1389, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-967-5.ch085

Minnerup G; Solberg P, 2010, 'Introduction', in Minnerup G; Solberg P (ed.), First World, First Nations Internal Colonialism and Indigenous Self-Determination in Northern Europe and Australia, edn. Original, Sussex Academic Press, Brighton, pp. 1 - 21

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Surveillance, privacy and trust', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 119 - 130, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900011&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Online deception, fraud, spam and cons', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 55 - 71, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet Introduction', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 1 - +, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Let's talk about me, me, me Self-disclosure on the internet', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 9 - 18, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Misery loves company Emotional and practical support online', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 33 - 44, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'The role of truth in relationship formation online', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 19 - 31, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Online research, ethics and the candid participant', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 45 - 53, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Short, light and ugly Misrepresentation of the self in online dating sites', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 73 - 84, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Cheating with a mouse Internet infidelity', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 85 - 96, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900008&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Building trust through communication', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 97 - 108, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900009&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Cyberstalking and harassment Violating trust', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 109 - 118, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet Concluding thoughts', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 143 - 145, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900013&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty M; Joinson A, 2009, 'Developing trust in online counselling', in TRUTH, LIES AND TRUST ON THE INTERNET, PSYCHOLOGY PRESS, pp. 131 - 141, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000290258900012&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty MT, 2009, 'Internet Dating', in Encyclopedia of Human Relationships, SAGE Publications, Inc., http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412958479.n285

Whitty M, 2009, 'Technology and hurt in close relationships', in Feeling Hurt in Close Relationships, pp. 400 - 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511770548.020

Whitty MT, 2009, 'E-Dating', in Social Networking Communities and E-Dating Services, IGI Global, pp. 278 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-104-9.ch016

Whitty MT, 2008, 'E-dating: The five phases on online dating', in Social Networking Communities and E-Dating Services: Concepts and Implications, pp. 278 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-104-9.ch016

Graham A; Papatheodorou A; Forsyth P, 2008, 'Introduction', in Aviation and Tourism: Implications for Leisure Travel, pp. 1 - 4

Whitty M, 2008, 'The joys of online dating', in Mediated Interpersonal Communication, pp. 234 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203926864

Whitty MT; Fisher WA, 2008, 'The sexy side of the internet: An examination of sexual activities and materials in Cyberspace', in Psychological Aspects of Cyberspace: Theory, Research, Applications, pp. 185 - 208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511813740.009

Whitty MT, 2007, 'The art of selling one's 'self' on an online dating site: The BAR approach', in Online Matchmaking, pp. 57 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182

Whitty MT, 2007, 'Conclusion', in Online Matchmaking, pp. 197 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182

Whitty MT, 2007, 'Manipulation of self in cyberspace', in The Dark Side of Interpersonal Communication: Second Edition, pp. 93 - 118, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203936849

Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA, 2007, 'Online Matchmaking Preface', in Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA (ed.), ONLINE MATCHMAKING, PALGRAVE, pp. VIII - IX, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282325800001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty MT, 2007, 'Online Matchmaking Introduction', in Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA (ed.), ONLINE MATCHMAKING, PALGRAVE, pp. 1 - 14, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282325800002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty MT, 2007, 'Online Matchmaking Conclusion', in Whitty MT; Baker AJ; Inman JA (ed.), ONLINE MATCHMAKING, PALGRAVE, pp. 197 - 201, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000282325800015&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Whitty MT, 2007, 'The Art of Selling One’s ‘Self’ on an Online Dating Site: The BAR Approach', in Online Matchmaking, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 57 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182_5

Whitty MT, 2007, 'Conclusion', in Online Matchmaking, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 197 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230206182_14

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Object Engagement and Dysfunctional Aspects of Relating Online', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 79 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_4

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'From Courtly Love to Cyber-Flirting', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 30 - 55, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_2

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Cyber-Relationships, the Story so Far', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 1 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_1

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Visions of the Future', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 171 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_9

Whitty MT; Carr AN, 2006, 'Deviance and Cyberspace', in Cyberspace Romance: The Psychology of Online Relationships, Macmillan Education UK, pp. 109 - 123, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-230-20856-8_6

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