Adam Scott Wandt
Adam Scott
Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Technology

J.D.,  Hofstra University School of Law (2005)
M.P.A.,  John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY (2002)
B.A.,   John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY (2000)


Professor Wandt is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Deputy Chair for Technology of the Department of Public Management at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His primary research interests include technology law and policy, information security, academic technology, and UCR crime data. He has worked on sponsored research for, or in partnership with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, The National Institute of Justice, Interpol, the United Nations, the United States Bureau of Justice, Sprint, BlackBoard, Entourage, as well as educational institutions from around the world.

JJC Affiliations
Courses Taught

PAD 713: Information in Inspeection and Oversight
PAD 750: Information Security
FCM 740: Data Communications: Interception, Forensics and Security

Professional Memberships

Co-Chair: New York City Bar Association Committee on Technology, Cyber Law and Privacy (2022 - present)

Scholarly Work

Maras, M.-H., Arsovska, J., Wandt, A., Knieps, M., Logie, K. (2022). The SECI Model and Darknet Markets: Knowledge Creation and Sharing in Criminal Organizations and Communities of Practice. European Journal of Criminology. DOI: 10.1177/14773708221115167

Edelman, M., Holden, J. and Wandt, A. (2022). U.S. Fantasy Sports Law: Fifteen Years after UIGEA, The Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 83, 117. ISSN: 00481572

Maras, M.-H. and Wandt, A. (2020). State of Ohio v. Ross Compton: Internet-Enabled Medical Device Data Introduced as Evidence of Arson and Insurance Fraud. The International Journal of Evidence and Proof, DOI: 10.1177/1365712720930600. 

Eller, W. and Wandt, A. (2020). Contemporary Policy Challenges in Protecting the Homeland. Policy Studies Journal’s Public Policy Yearbook, DOI: 10.1111/psj.12386. 

Maras, M.-H. and Wandt, A. (2019). Enabling Mass Surveillance: Data Aggregation in the

Age of Big Data and the Internet of Things. Journal of Cyber Policy, DOI: 10.1080/23738871.2019.1590437.

Honors and Awards
  • John Jay College Distinguished Faculty Service to Students Award, 2020
  • John Jay College Distinguished Teaching Award, 2014
  • The Ribaudo Award for Academic Excellence, 2010
Research Summary

Professor Wandt is a practicing Attorney and Counselor-at-Law (New York). He regularly consults on issues relating to digital investigations, information security, academic technology, applied technology and social engineering.He is a member of the graduate faculty in both the Master of Public Administration and Master of Digital Forensics and Cyber Security program at John Jay. He regularly teaches two graduate courses at John Jay: Information Security, and a course examining the role technology plays in the inspection and oversight community, the latter which he has also taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point.