Rebecca Balebako is an information scientist at the RAND Corporation. She is interested in technology and policy, and how our digital lives and actions transform society. Her work has encompassed human subjects research including online behavioral experiments, interviews, online surveys. She has also built software models of cyber and defense events that allow for quantitative data analysis. Previous to her doctoral studies, she was a software engineer and product manager at startups and universities for over a decade. Balebako earned her Ph.D. in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
Yerukhimovich, A., Balebako, R., Boustead, A., Cunningham, R.K., Welser IV, W., Housley, R., Shay, R., Spensky, C., Stanley, K.D., Stewart, J. and Trachtenberg, Can Smartphones and Privacy Coexist? Assessing Technologies and Regulations Protecting Personal Data on Android and iOS Devices, RAND Corporation (RR-1393), 2016
Acquisti, A., Adjerid, I., Balebako, R., Brandimarte, L., Cranor, L.F., Komanduri, S., Leon, P.G., Sadeh, N., Schaub, F., Sleeper, M. and Wang, Y, "Nudges for Privacy and Security: Understanding and Assisting Users’ Choices Online," ACM Computing Surveys, forthcoming, 0, 0 (forthcoming)