Professor of Computer Science and director of DIMACS, Rebecca WrightRebecca Wright

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Rebecca Wright is a professor in the Computer Science Department and Director of DIMACS at Rutgers. Earlier, she was a professor in the Computer Science Department at Stevens Institute of Technology and a researcher in the Secure Systems Research Department at AT&T Labs and AT&T Bell Labs. Her research spans the area of information security, including cryptography, privacy, foundations of computer security, and fault-tolerant distributed computing, as well as foundations of networking. Dr. Wright serves as an editor of the International Journal of Information and Computer Security and of the Transactions on Data Privacy. She is a member of the board of the Computing Research Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W), and was a member of the board of directors of the International Association for Cryptologic Research from 2001 to 2005. She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale University, a B.A. from Columbia University, and an honorary M.E. from Stevens Institute of Technology.