Contact Info

Rick Wash
404 Wilson Rd #402
402 Communication Arts and Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
wash@msu.edu

Cell: (734) 730-1188
Office: (517) 355-2381

I am an Associate Professor at Michgian State University in the Department of Media and Information.

My research focuses on understanding how people think about and reason about their use of technology, with particular focuses on information security, crowdsourcing, and online communities.

Contact Info

Rick Wash
402 Communication Arts and Sciences
404 Wilson Rd, #402 Michigan State Univesity
East Lansing, MI 48824

Email (preferred): wash@msu.edu
Phone: (517) 355-2381 (office)
Twitter: @rickwash
Facebook: Rick Wash

Short Bio

Rick Wash is an Associate Professor at Michigan State University in the Department of Media and Information. His work involves understanding how people think about their interactions with computers, and their interactions with other people through computers, with a particular focus on cyber-security and collaborative systems. His research has won numerous awards, including the Impact award at SOUPS for significant long-term impact on the usable security and privacy research and practice, a Google Security and Privacy Research award, and an NSF CAREER award. His work is supported by over $2 million from the US National Science Foundation. He completed his PhD at the School of Information at the University of Michigan.