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I'm a doctoral student researcher at the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (expected graduation: 2022).

Advisors: Laura Dabbish and Jason Hong.

Project: Social Cybersecurity. We apply social influence and gamification techniques to boost adoption of end user security tools and best practices. This is part of our larger work in usable privacy and security and in social computing.

My research interests include:

In May 2017, I was awarded a Master of Science degree in Human-Computer Interaction by the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. My thesis, "The State of Digital 'Fair Use': An Investigation Of Legal And Ethical Content Sharing In Social Media And Messaging Apps," was advised by Sara Anne Hook. I was named an "Elite 50" graduate student and highlighted among the IUPUI Graduate Office's "Student Successes."