David Thaw

University of Pittsburgh | 3900 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 | dbthaw@pitt.edu


Research Positions


Law Students

  • Independent Study Opportunities: I am currently seeking 1-2 students interested in participating (for credit) as research assistants in a multi-semester research project on cybersecurity policymaking processes.
  • Upper Level Writing Requirement(s): Limited availability for J.D. students seeking to work fulfill their upper-level writing requirment(s) through independent writing. Per School of Law add/drop policy, students must inquire prior to the end of the first week of classes.
  • General Independent Study: Except in exceptional cases, I do not currently have availability to take on additional students for general independent study.

Information/Computer Science Students

  • CyREN Laboratory: I currently have openings (for credit) both for undergraduate and graduate students to work as part of a cybersecurity research team in the CyREN Laboratory. Email CyREN Recruitment for more information (please include your resume).
  • Ph.D. Students:: I am currently considering students who have interests in cybersecurity and related areas of information law and policy. However, please note that I currently do not have funding available for Ph.D. students. Please only contact me after you have applied through the normal application process for the School of Information Sciences and have satisfied all the application requirements.
  • General Independent Study: Except in exceptional cases, I do not currently have availability to take on additional students for general independent study.