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Shanée Dawkins (Fed)

Computer Scientist

Dr. Shanée Dawkins is a Computer Scientist in the Visualization and Usability Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). At NIST since 2012, Shanée performs research focusing on human centered design and evaluation guidelines and standards. She is a part of the usable cybersecurity program, where she leads the phishing project. Shanée also contributes to NIST’s public safety communication research (PSCR) efforts as a part of VUG’s PSCR usability team.

Shanée received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science at Auburn University, where her research focused on human computer interaction and human centered design. She earned her B.S. in Computer Engineering at North Carolina A&T State University.


NIST Phish Scale User Guide

Shanee Dawkins, Jody Jacobs
The phishing cyber threat exploits vulnerabilities in the U.S. and around the world across private and public sectors. Embedded phishing awareness training

Can you Spot a Phish?

Jody Jacobs, Shanee Dawkins
This talk will cover findings from over 4 years of NIST phishing training data, highlighting user context as the key to phishing susceptibility. We will discuss
Created September 24, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022