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Past Talks

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen
U.S. Senator from New Hampshire
Russian Interference in American Politics and Cyber Threats to Our Democracy
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Alumni Hall (Hopkins Center)
11:00 AM

Lisa Monaco

Lisa Monaco
Former Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
In Conversation: Lisa Monaco, Fmr Homeland Security Advisor to President Obama
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Filene Auditorium (Moore Building)
5:00 PM
Sponsored by The Dickey Center for International Understanding

John Stewart EPRI

John Stewart
Sr. Technical Leader, Cyber Security, EPRI
Securing Grid Control Systems
Friday, January 12, 2018
Sudikoff L045 Trust Lab
12:00 Noon

M. Todd Henderson

M. Todd Henderson
Professor of Law, University of Chicago
Hacking Trust: How the Social Technology of Cooperation Will Revolutionize Government
Thursday, January 11, 2018
Room 003, Rockefeller Center
Sponsored by: Rockefeller Center

Dr. Liz Bowman

Dr. Elizabeth Bowman
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Information: Army Social Computing Research
Tuesday, December 5th
Haldeman 041 Kreindler Conference Room
4:00 PM

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi

Dr. Fabio Pierazzi
Royal Holloway University of London
Network Security Analytics for Detection of Advanced Cyberattacks
Tuesday, November 28th
Sudikoff Trust Lab (L045)
12:30 PM

V.S. Subrahmanian

V.S. Subrahmanian
Dartmouth Distinguished Professor in Cybersecurity, Technology, and Society
Bots, Socks, and Vandals
Tuesday, November 14th
Carson L01
5:00 PM 

Rand Beers

Rand Beers ('64)
Big Data, the Internet, and Social Media:  The Road to the November 2016 Election
Wednesday, November 8th
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall)
4:30 PM 

Fright Night Imge

Wanna See Something REALLY Scary?
ISTS Looks at the Dark Web on Halloween Night
Tuesday, October 31st
udikoff  045 Trust Lab (dungeon)
7:30 PM - RSVP
Space is Limited 

Sal Stolfo

Salvatore J. Stolfo 
Columbia University
A Brief History of Symbiote Defense
Tuesday, October 31st
Rockefeller 003
5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

STAR-Vote: A Secure, Transparent, Auditable and Reliable Voting System

Professor Dan Wallach
Rice University
Thursday April 27, 2017
Carson L01, 5:00 PM

Ben Miller Dragos

Pandora's Power Grid - What Can State Attacks Do and What Would be the Impact?

Ben Miller
Chief Threat Officer, Dragos, Inc.
Tuesday May 2, 2017
Kemeny 007, 4:30 PM
Brendan Nyhan




Factual Echo Chambers? Fact-checking and Fake News in Election 2016.

Professor Brendan Nyhan
Dartmouth College
Thursday May 4, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dickie George


Espionage and Intelligence

Professor Dickie George
Johns Hopkins University
Thursday May 11, 2017
Rocky 001, 5:00 PM

Dan Wallach

A Nation Under Attack: Advanced Cyber-Attacks in Ukraine

Ukrainian Cybersecurity Researchers
Thursday April 6, 2017
Oopik Auditorium 5:30 PM

ISTS Information Pamphlet



Institute for Security, Technology, and Society
Dartmouth College
6211 Sudikoff Laboratory
Hanover, NH 03755 USA
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Ellen Waite-Franzen


Ellen Waite-Franzen

Ellen J. Waite-Franzen, Vice President for Information Technology and CIO oversees Dartmouth's IT services, including instructional and research computing, infrastructure and architecture, applications development, networking and communications. She has over 15 years of experience in information and technology services. Waite-Franzen joined Dartmouth after working as Vice President for Computing and Information Services at Brown University, where under her leadership Brown completed a major upgrade of its campus network, replaced its email system and established a robust security program and infrastructure. Before joining the administration at Brown, she was the Vice President of Information Services at the University of Richmond where she oversaw both the IT and the Library.

She has also served as the University Librarian at Loyola University Chicago and as Vice President for Academic Services. She has also held positions at the University of Arizona, Marquette University, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Ellen holds a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and an M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Ellen has published articles in professional journals, co-authored 2 books, and consults on technology innovation, planning, and the technology issues facing universities. She has been an invited speaker at many meetings, hosted by organizations such as EDUCAUSE, AACU, ALA, and OCLC.

Ellen was a member of the EDUCAUSE board from 2002-2006 and she recently served on the EDUCAUSE Presidential Search Committee. She has been on the faculty of the EDUCAUSE Leadership Institute and the Frye Institute, she has served on EDUCAUSE Committees including the Publications, Membership, and the Nominations and Elections Committees and on the program committee for Seminars in Academic Computing. She has also served as a board member for OCLC, a non-profit library and research organization which furthers access to the world’s information.




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