I am an Associate Professor at Michgian State University in the Department of Media and Information.
My research focuses on understanding how people think about and reason about their use of technology, with particular focuses on information security, crowdsourcing, and online communities.
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Rick Wash is an expert on the human aspects of cybersecurity.
He is an Associate Professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Media and Information. He studies how people think about their interactions with modern technology, with an emphasis on the work people do to protect themselves from risks associated with using information technologiy and the Internet.
His research has won the Impact award at SOUPS for significant long-term impact on the usable security and privacy research and practice, a Google Security and Privacy Research award, and an NSF CAREER award. His work is supported by over $2 million from the US National Science Foundation. He completed his PhD at the School of Information at the University of Michigan.