Nora McDonald

Mason IST assistant professor Nora McDonald
Titles and Organizations

Assistant Professor/Tenure-track

Contact Information

Campus: Fairfax
Building: Research Hall
Room 435
Phone: 703-993-7286

Personal Websites


Dr. McDonald is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Science and Technology at George Mason University, with a PhD in Information Science from Drexel University College of Computing and Informatics where she studied internet privacy and anonymity. Her work focuses on providing safe and ethical privacy technologies. She also theorizes about the impact of new types of data relations on our identities and shifting norms around surveillance and privacy.

ORCID: 0000-0003-0216-5573


  • PhD, Information Science, Drexel University¬†

Research Interest

Privacy, Human-computer interaction (HCI)