Pamela Wisniewski

Dr. Pamela Wisniewski is an Associate Professor & Flowers Family Chancellor Faculty Fellow in Engineering in the Department of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University. She is also the Director of the Socio-Technical Interaction Research (STIR) Lab. Her work lies at the intersection of Social Computing and Privacy. She is an expert in the interplay between social media, privacy, and online safety for adolescents. Dr. Wisniewski has authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications and won multiple best papers (top 1%) and best paper honorable mentions (top 5%) at ACM SIGCHI conferences. She has been awarded $4.69 million in external grant funding, including the NSF CAREER Award, and her research has been featured by popular news media outlets, including ABC News, NPR, Psychology Today, and U.S. News and World Report. She is an ACM Senior Member and the first and only computer scientist to be selected as a William T. Grant Scholar for her work on reducing digital inequality of underprivileged youth.