Thomas J. Holt

Thomas J. Holt

  • Master of Science in Cybercrime and Digital Investigation


Thomas J. Holt is a Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University. His research focuses on computer hacking, malware, and the role of the Internet in facilitating all manner of crime and deviance. His work has been published in various journals including Crime and Delinquency, Deviant Behavior, the Journal of Criminal Justice, and Youth and Society.

Selected Awards

  • Outstanding Book Award, ACJS International Section for "Cybercrime in Progress"
  • Recipient of the 2008 John H. Biggs Faculty Fellows Program Award
  • Awarded the 2008 J. Edgar Hoover Memorial Fellowship through the Society of Former FBI Agents
  • Nominated for the 2005 Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) competition for the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award

Selected Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, School of Justice at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia
  • Fellow, Cybercrime Cluster at Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement in The Netherlands