Carnegie Mellon University

Center for Informed Democracy & Social - cybersecurity (IDeaS)

CMU's center for disinformation, hate speech and extremism online

IDeaS Center for Informed Democracy & Social-cybersecurity

Our Faculty and Students

We work to develop a national community of scholars, practitioners and policymakers who collaborate to develop the theories, applications, educational practices and policies needed to foster an informed democratic society in a cybermediated environment.

Adjunct Faculty

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Iain Cruickshank
IDeaS and CASOS

Postdocs

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Matthew Babcock

Post-doctoral Associate
Institute for Software Research

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Nick Byrd

Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Humanities and Social Sciences

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Stephen Dipple

Post-doctoral Associate
Institute for Software Research

Graduate Students

Daniele Bellutta

Knight Fellow
Institute for Software Research
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Judeth Oden Choi

Human Computer Interaction Institute

Cori Faklaris

Knight Fellow
Human-Computer Interaction Institute
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Rebecca Hehl

Engineering and Public Policy

Catherine King

Knight Fellow
Institute for Software Research
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Ryan Kenny

Engineering and Public Policy

Christine Lepird

Knight Fellow
Institute for Software Research

Thomas Magelinski

Knight Fellow
Institute for Software Research
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James Michelson

Knight Fellow
Philosophy

JD Moffitt

Institute for Software Research
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Isabel Murdock

Knight Fellow
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jack Parker

Knight Fellow
Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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Sakthi Kumar Arul Prakash

Mechanical Engineering
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Christopher Rodriguez

Knight Fellow
Behavioral Marketing & Decision Research

Mansi Sood

Knight Fellow
Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

Aman Tyagi

Knight Fellow
Engineering and Public Policy

Joshua Uyheng

Knight Fellow
Institute for Software Research

Ramon Villa-Cox

Knight Fellow
Institute for Software Research

Staff

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Jennifer Britton

Manager, Center for IDeaS
Email

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Sienna Watkins

Administrative Assistant II
CASOS Center, Center for IDeaS

Associated People

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Randall F. Trzeciak

National Insider Threat Center at CERT
Software Engineering Institute SEI

Daniel L. Costa

National Insider Threat Center at CERT
Software Engineering Institute SEI

Andrew P. Moore

National Insider Threat Center at CERT
Software Engineering Institute SEI
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Dr. William Claycomb

National Insider Threat Center at CERT
Software Engineering Institute SEI

Robert Thibadeau 

Bright Plaza, Inc.
Associated Groups Past Students
DFRL Labs - Atlantic Council Lt. Col. David Beskow, PhD
SEI/CERT Division - Carnegie Mellon University Sumeet Kumar PhD
Iain Cruickshank, PhD