Dr. Diana Burley
Diana L. Burley, Ph.D. is Executive Director and Chair of the Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P), Associate Dean for Research and External Relations (Interim) and Full Professor of Human & Organizational Learning at The George Washington University (GW) Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Prior to GW, she managed a multi-million dollar computer science education and research portfolio for the US National Science Foundation. She has written more than 85 publications on cybersecurity, information sharing, and IT-enabled change; testified before the US Congress; conducted international cybersecurity awareness training on behalf of the US government; and advised national and state-level governments around the world on cybersecurity policy, workforce development, and critical infrastructure protection. Dr. Burley is a member of the US National Academies Board on Human-Systems Integration. Her honors include: 2017 SC Magazine 8 Women in IT Security to Watch and 2017 SC Magazine ReBoot Award, Educational Leadership in IT Security; 2016 Woman of Influence by the Executive Women’s Forum in Information Security, Risk Management and Privacy; 2014 Cybersecurity Educator of the Year; and 2014 Top Ten Influencer in information security careers. She earned her doctorate at Carnegie Mellon University where she studied as a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellow.