Awards, Honors and Prizes

  • Student Paper Honorable Mention, Future of Privacy Forum’s Annual Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award: for the paper "’It’s a scavenger hunt’: Usability of Websites’ Opt-Out and Data Deletion Choices", 2021
  • AIS College of Senior Scholars Best Paper Award: for the paper "Beyond the privacy paradox: Objective versus relative risk in privacy decision making", 2019
  • MISQ Best paper Award: for the paper "Beyond the privacy paradox: Objective versus relative risk in privacy decision making", 2019
  • IEEE Cybersecurity Award for Innovation, 2018
  • Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) Fellow, 2016 - 2019
  • Andrew Carnegie Fellowship (inaugural class), 2015-2016
  • Member of the Board of Regents: National Library of Medicine, 2015 - 2019
  • SOUPS Best Poster Award: for the paper "Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times!: A Field Study on Mobile App Privacy Nudging", 2015
  • The Nudge Awards: Silver Nudge Award 2015 Society category: for the paper "Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times!: A Field Study on Mobile App Privacy Nudging", 2015
  • IAPP SOUPS Privacy Award: for the paper "Would a privacy fundamentalist sell their DNA for $1,000... if nothing bad happened thereafter? A study of the Westin categories, behavioral intentions, and consequences", 2014
  • SOUPS Distinguished Poster Award: for the paper "A Field Trial of Privacy Nudges for Facebook", 2014
  • Runner up, INFORMS Marketing Science Long Term Impact Award: for the paper "Conditioning Prices on Purchase History", 2013
  • Runner up, CPDP Multidisciplinary Privacy Research Award: for the paper "Misplaced Confidences: Privacy and the Control Paradox", 2013
  • Information Systems Research, Best Published Paper Award: for the paper "The Effect of Online Privacy Information on Purchasing Behavior: An Experimental Study", 2012
  • IAPP/Privacy Law Scholars Conference Best Paper Award: for the paper "An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination via Online Social Networks", 2012
  • Leading Paper, Future of Privacy Forum's "Privacy Papers for Policy Makers" 2012: for the paper "An Experiment in Hiring Discrimination via Online Social Networks", 2012
  • Nominated, Heinz College Martcia Wade Teaching Award, 2012
  • Member: National Academies Committee on "Public Response to Alerts and Warnings Using Social Media and Associated Privacy Considerations.", 2011-2012
  • Leading Paper, Future of Privacy Forum's "Privacy Papers for Policy Makers": Author of 2 out of 6 Leading Papers: "Privacy and the Control Paradox"; "What is Privacy Worth?", 2010
  • CIST 2010 Best Student Paper Award & Runner-Up Best Paper Award: for the paper "Privacy and the Control Paradox." Lead author: Laura Brandimarte, 2010
  • Teaching Excellence Award: Heinz College School of Information Systems and Management, 2010
  • Invited Co-Chair: Cyber-economics Track, NITRD & White House OSTP s National Cyber Leap Year Summit, 2010
  • Ponemon Institute Fellow, 2008 - present
  • PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies, 2005
  • IBM Best Academic Privacy Faculty Award, 2005
  • Nominated for Heinz College MISM Program Teaching Excellence Award, 2005
  • Runner-Up, PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies, 2003
  • IZA (Institute for the Study of Labor) Research Fellow, 2003-2007
  • UC Berkeley Graduate Division Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, 2002
  • Banca Nazionale del Lavoro Scholarship, 1998-1999
  • Royal Irish Academy Post-Graduate Award, 1998
  • Erasmus Scholarship, 1996-1997
  • Scuola Normale di Pisa pre-university Stage, 1991