Aunshul Rege

Temple University

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Aunshul Rege is a criminology professor at Temple University. Her National Science Foundation sponsored research projects (CAREER, EAGER, CPS) examine proactive cyberattacks/security from a human behavioral perspective, focusing on predicting adversarial decision-making, adaptation to disruptions, and group dynamics. She intersects theoretical frameworks and methodologies from criminology with hard science approaches (time series analysis, graph theory, simulations, and machine learning) to foster innovative and multidisciplinary proactive cybersecurity research. Her work has been published in the Journal of Information Warfare, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the Security Journal, and the IEEE Intelligent Systems. She is passionate about educating the next generation workforce about the relevance of the human factor in cyberattacks/security. Her work in the area of cybersecurity education has been published in USENIX, American Society for Engineering Education, and International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems (IEEE). She has a BSc in Computer Science, a BA and MA in Criminology, and an MA and PhD in Criminal Justice.