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Welcome to The Privacy Rhythm Research Lab!

We develop methodologies and privacy-enhancing tools to help incorporate a socially meaningful conception of privacy which meets peoples' expectations and is ethically defensible.

Research Interests (see selected publications)

  • Usable privacy
  • Sociotechnical systems
  • Contextual Integrity: Theory and Applications
  • Information Technology Policy

Please get in touch, if you are interested in working on any of the above or other privacy related research topics!


  • Prof Shvartzshanider discussed privacy in virtual classrooms and his recenpt paper on "Virtual Classrooms and Real Harms: Remote Learning at U.S. Universities" Cohney Shaanan, Ross Teixeira, Anne Kohlbrenner, Arvind Narayanan, Mihir Kshirsagar, Yan Shvartzshnaider, and Madelyn Sanfilippo.The Seventeenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2021)