Past Events

Social Cyber-Security Working Group Speaker Series - Past Presenters


  • 9/11/17 Nitin Agarwal, University of Arkansas Little Rock, "Social Media and Citizen Journalism"
  • 10/5/17 Kathleen Carley, Carnegie Mellon University, "Social Influence, Bots, and Fake News" and Erin Miller, University of Maryland, "Leveraging Social Media Streams to Capture and Contextualize Patterns of Global Terrorism"
  • 10/19/17 Bill Shi, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, "Mathematical Models for Diffusion Dynamics on Adaptive Networks" and David Beskow, Carnegie Mellon University, "Analysis of Social Media Actors for the NATO Trident Joust Exercise"
  • 11/2/17 Gary LaFree, University of Maryland, "How Common is the Contagious Diffusion of Terrorism?" and Sun-Ki Chai, University of Hawaii, "Measuring Culture, Endogenous Change, and Behavioral Prediction"
  • 1/11/18 Ben Nimmo, Atlantic Council, "Digital Forensics: Tools, tricks and techniques"
  • 2/1/18 Rosanna Guadagno, Stanford University, "Women, Men, and Social Media use at work: An Example of Peace Data"
  • 3/1/18 Helen Ray, RTI, "Considerations Associated with Building, Marketing and Maintaining a Data Repository" and Huan Liu, Arizona State University, "Social Computing Challenges in the Age of Misinformation/Fake News"
  • 5/31/18 Mark Orr, Virginia Tech, "Multi-scale Resolution of Social Systems"
  • 6/7/18 Nikos Sarris, Athens Tech Center, "Truly Media: Let’s verify together"
  • 8/2/18 Kenny Joseph, Harvard University, "Do real people see fake news on Twitter?"
  • 9/6/18 Sara-Jayne Terp, AppNexus, "Social Engineering at Scale"
  • 10/4/18 Rebecca Goolsby, Office of Naval Research, "Ask Me Anything"
  • 11/1/18 Kate Starbird, University of Washington, "Muddied Waters: Online Disinformation During Crisis Events"
  • 1/10/19 Sarah Oates, University of Maryland/Wilson Center, "From Words to Data: Challenges in Building a Cyborg Classifier to Track Russian Disinformation in U.S. News"
  • 2/7/19 Connie Moon Sehat, Credibility Coalition, "Credibility Coalition: Frameworks for Creative Collaboration around Misinformation and Beyond"
  • 4/4/19 Claudio Caimi, HPE Italy & Jim Clarke, TSSG-Ireland, "AEGIS – Cybersecurity Reflection Group Round Table – EU Report"
  • 5/2/19 Amy Bruckman, "Conspiracy Assessment", GA Tech University
  • 5/30/19 and 5/31/19 NSF Sponsored Social Cyber-Security Diffusion Workshop, Washington, DC, May 30 – 31, 2019
  • 6/6/19 Kathleen M. Carley, "Disrupting Disinformation Diffusion"
  • 9/5/19 David Danks, "Critical Thinking and Social Media"
  • 10/3/19 Huan Liu, "Fake News and Disinformation"
  • 11/7/19 Fil Menczer, "Eight Ways Social Media Makes Society Vulnerable to Misinformation"