SPICE Colloquium Series Features Laura Brandimarte

On December 5th, Indiana University's Security & Privacy in Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SPICE) center hosted Assistant Professor Laura Brandimarte as a SPICE Colloquium speaker. Delivering her talk entitled Does Government Surveillance Give Twitter the Chills?, Brandimarte’s research focuses on the areas of privacy interested in user behaviors and how decisions are made in our use.  Her talk asked the specific question of whether information learned from Edward Snowden’s released about NSA surveillance caused a change in users’ decisions related to how much of their private information they would share on Twitter.  The results of her research can be seen in her presentation below.

Brandimarte currently faculty at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management after earning her PhD in Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. She is also a graduate of the University of Rome, Sapienza, where she did her undergraduate studies and the London School of Economics where she earned her Master of Science in Economics,

Her full cv can be found here.

The SPICE Colloquium series is in its inaugural year and seeks to bring speakers from a variety of backgrounds and research interests in the area of security informatics and cybersecurity.