Periwinkle Doerfler

Periwinkle Doerfler is a PhD Candidate at NYU Tandon School of Engineering within the Center for Cyber Security, advised by Prof. Damon McCoy. Her research focuses on the intersection of intimate partner violence and technology. She looks at this issue with regard to abusers, and how they come to use technology to perpetuate violence, as well as with regard to survivors, and how technology can help or hinder escape from abusive situations. Her past work has also examined cryptocurrency as it relates to human trafficking, doxing communities, and authentication schemes.