Dr. Mark Griffiths is a Chartered Psychologist and Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Addiction at the Nottingham Trent University, and Director of the International Gaming Research Unit. He has spent 30 in the field and is internationally known for his work into gambling, gaming, and behavioral addictions (including online addictions).
He has published over 650 refereed research papers, five books, 150+ book chapters and over 1000 other articles. He has won 18 national and international awards for his work including the John Rosecrance Prize (1994), CELEJ Prize (1998), Joseph Lister Prize (2004) and the US National Council on Problem Gambling Lifetime Research Award (2013). He also does a lot of freelance journalism and has appeared on over 3000 radio and television programs, and written over 300 articles for national and international newspapers and magazines.