Naniette H. Coleman

Naniette H. Coleman

Office
Institute for the Study of Societal Issues / Simon Center / Berkman Klein Center for the Internet and Society / Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs / Los Alamos National Lab
Research Interests
Culture, Organizations, Science and Technology Studies, Law and Society, Qualitative & Quantitative Methods, Computational Social Science

Naniette H. Coleman is a PhD candidate in the Sociology Department at the University of California, Berkeley. Her work sits at the intersection of the sociology of culture and organizations and focuses on cybersecurity, surveillance, and privacy in the US context. Specifically Naniette’s research examines how organizations assess risk, make decisions, and respond to data breaches and organizational compliance with state, federal, and international privacy laws. Naniette holds a Master of Public Administration with a specialization in Democracy, Politics, and Institutions from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and both an M.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Communication from the University at Buffalo, SUNY. A non-traditional student, Naniette’s prior professional experience includes local, state, and federal service, as well as work for two international organizations, and two universities.