Mirela Silva

Mirela Silva is an NFS SFS scholar and a PhD Candidate at the University of Florida under the tutelage of Dr. Daniela Oliveira. Her research interests include interdisciplinary computer privacy, focused heavily on the intersection of cyber deception and cyber abuse through the lens of phishing susceptibility, disinformation, online advertising, and marginalized communities. Over the course of her doctorate studies, she has helped organize behavioral experimental studies and analyzed the nuances of the human-centric role of both phishing and disinformation.