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Masooda Bashir
Assistant Professor

Masooda Bashir
Masooda Bashir received degrees in mathematics, computer science, and psychology and earned her PhD in psychology from Purdue University. She worked for several years as a systems analyst, technical trainer, manager, and global manager for a number of corporations in Silicon Valley, including Lotus and IBM. Most recently, she was the assistant director for social trust initiatives in the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois. In addition, Bashir has led multiple ITI educational initiatives, including the summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates internship program and the Illinois Cyber Security Scholarship Program.

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Phone: 217-244-1139

Past CIRSS Events

October 12, 2018
The Onion Router: Understanding a Privacy Enhancing Technology Community
Internet technologies have made mass surveillance prevalent and much easier to carry out, while at the same time making personal privacy more difficult to protect. The ubiquity of personal data proces…

May 2, 2014
Online Privacy Agreements, is it Informed Consent?
Considering that most consumers do not read Privacy Policies and Terms of Service agreements before accepting them, considerable informational asymmetry exists between consumers and cloud service prov…

April 30, 2014
Discussion session -- Obtaining funding from foundations, industry and new sponsors
As government sources of grant funding shrink, researchers may look to expand their pool of sponsors. GSLIS faculty who have obtained research funding from foundations, industry and other sponsors le…