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Alan Mislove


Associate Dean & Director - Undergraduate Programs

Alan Mislove


Office Location

805 Columbus Avenue
614 Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC)
Boston, MA 02120

Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Alan Mislove, 435 ISEC
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Research Interests

Network measurement, networking, security/privacy issues associated with online social networks


  • PhD in Computer Science, Rice University
  • MS in Computer Science, Rice University
  • BA in Computer Science, Rice University


Alan Mislove is a Professor at the Khoury College of Computer Sciences at Northeastern University. He received a BA, MS, and PhD from Rice University in 2002, 2005, and 2009, respectively. Professor Mislove’s research concerns distributed systems and networks, with a focus on using social networks to enhance the security, privacy, and efficiency of newly emerging systems. He was a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award in 2011, and his work has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the CBS Evening News.