Faculty

The Center for Identity brings together the expertise of University of Texas at Austin faculty from a variety of disciplines, including law, public policy, technology, engineering, sociology, communication, geography, psychology, and business. Center faculty work together to provide a comprehensive, 360-degree perspective on identity management and protection.

Suzanne Barber, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
Software engineering, design and architectures; Information assurance, trust and security
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Dawna Ballard, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
Communication Studies - Organizational Communication & Technology
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Brenda Berkelaar, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
Communication Studies - Organizational Communication & Technology
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Bruce Kellison, Ph.D.

Associate Director of the IC² (Innovation, Creativity, Capital) Institute
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Matthew McGlone, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
Communication Studies - Interpersonal Communication
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Huseyin Tanriverdi, Ph.D.

McCombs School of Business
Information, Risk, and Operations Mgmt
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Paul C. Adams, Ph.D.

Geography and the Environment
Geography & Communication Infrastructure - Social Communications
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Diane Bailey, Ph.D.

School of Information
Work and technology, remote occupational identities, remote work, AI in the workplace
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Lance Hayden, Ph.D.

School of Information
Information management, privacy, intelligence resource security
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Craig Blaha, Ph.D.

School of Information
Information security, privacy, social networking, archives
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Lecia Barker, Ph.D.

School of Information
Information workers, workforce beliefs and practices, evaluation studies of social, organizational, and educational initiatives and tools
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Ken Fleischmann, Ph.D.

School of Information
Information and human values, privacy, security, transparency, value sensitive design, information ethics, computational social science
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James Howison, Ph.D.

School of Information
Impact of information technology on the organization of work
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William Bard, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cockrell School of Engineering
Communications, Networks, and Systems (CommNetS)
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Randolph G. Bias, Ph.D

School of Information
Human information processing, usability practice, usability education

Andrew Ellington, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, College of Natural Sciences
Using evolutionary techniques to engineer biopolymers and cells
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Mia Markey, Ph.D.

Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell Schoool of Engineering
Biomedical informatics, machine learning, biomedical image processing, computational medical decision aids, biometrics
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Michael Mackert, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
Health literacyCommunication Studies - Organizational Communication & Technology
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Brenda Berkelaar, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
Communication Studies - Organizational Communication & Technology
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Matthew S. Eastin, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
New media adoption, e-commerce, e-health, organizational use
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Michael Orshansky, Ph.D.

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Identity of hardware devices/chips/smartcards, identity security for IoT
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Jennifer A Miller, Ph.D.

Department of Geography and the Environment
GIScience, Movement pattern analysis, Spatial statistics, Biogeography
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Maytal Saar-Tsechansky, Ph.D.

McCombs School of Business
Information, Risk and Operations Management
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Benito R. Fernandez, Ph.D.

Cockrell School of Engineering
Hardware encryption, pseudo-random number generation, robotics, hybrid (mixed-signal) processors, applied intelligence (neural networks, fuzzy logic, evolving systems, artificial immune systems)
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Wenhong Chen, Ph.D.

Moody College of Communication
Odentity and privacy practice, social network analysis, entrepreneurship, digital inclusion
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Simone Browne, Ph.D.

Department of Sociology
surveillance studies, biometrics, airport protocol, popular culture, and black diaspora studies.
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Lynn Westbrook, Ph.D.

School of Information
Human-computer interaction with interests in information search processes and search interfaces, in application of cognitive psychology to interactive information retrieval, and in implicit assessment of cognitive load using psycho-physiological methods
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