Rebecca Wright is a professor in the Computer Science Department and Director of DIMACS at Rutgers. Her research spans the area of information security, including cryptography, privacy, foundations of computer security, and fault-tolerant distributed computing, as well as foundations of networking. Dr. Wright serves as an editor of several journals and is a member of the board of the Computer Research Association's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W). She received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Yale and a B.A. from Columbia University.