Nathan Good, Ph.D.

Academic Affiliate,
Privacy expert to private and public sectors

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University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D. Information Science)


Dr. Nathan Good is a privacy expert to private and public sectors.

Dr. Good specializes in user consumer privacy, experience research, modeling and investigating behavior where design overlaps with data. Past domains include systems for knowledge management, health care, sales support, security and forensic tools, and recommender systems. 

For several years he lectured at UC Berkeley School of Information, where he taught courses for the Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) and Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) programs. Nathan has published extensively on user experience studies, privacy, and security related topics and holds patents on software technology for multimedia systems and event analysis. His research has been reported on in the Economist, New York Times, CNN and ABC and he has testified on his research before the House, Senate and FTC.

Relevant Experience

  • Has produced user experience research of consumer behavior and practices in privacy and trust for government, academia and industry (including Facebook, Cisco, McAfee and Intel)
  • Has testified and acted as a consulting expert on privacy issues for the FTC and DoJ
  • Consults on Data Privacy By Design technical and usability and analysis for GDPR, FIPPS, OPEC, CPRA and other privacy standards
  • While at PARC, worked on security, privacy and usability projects
  • UC Berkeley BLUES Security and Privacy Research Group Affiliate Researcher 2015-current
  • Anti-Phishing Working Group, Research Member 2010-current
  • NCSA Security Education Research Group, Research Member 2011-current
  • CCC Privacy by Design Workshops, organizing committee member, 2014-2015


University of California at Berkeley (Ph.D. Information Science)

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