DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL & MEDIA ARTS
B.S. Westfield State College
M.A. Bentley University
Ph.D. Purdue University
Kelley Misata, Ph.D. is a strategic thought leader who combines over 15 years in business leadership roles with a passion for facilitating critical conversations around responsible digital citizenship, digital safety, and freedom of speech online. Her current work with The Open Information Security Foundation and recent work at The Tor Project spans across fundraising, advocacy, policy discussions, marketing and outreach activities with a wide array of stakeholders. Dr. Misata combines 15 years of professional success in strategic business development, training and consulting with a unique perspective as a survivor of cyberstalking. She draws on current trends and conversations in digital security with local and federal law enforcement, information security experts and national resources to create strategies which incorporate the human side of digital safety. Bringing to the table a fearless and unique perspective drives Kelley's successes in her professional and academic endeavors.