Non-Resident Fellows

Ruby Booth

Ruby Booth is an InfoSec researcher specializing in the interaction between human behavior and cybersecurity. Her research includes works on hacker motivation, InfoSec culture, and the effect of security breaches on user behavior. She has an Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in MIS. Dr. Booth is a Principal Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories where she serves as a National Security systems analyst and cybersecurity subject matter expert.

    Marina Favaro

    Marina Favaro is a Senior Policy Analyst at Anthropic, an AI safety and research company that’s working to build reliable, interpretable, and steerable AI systems. Marina has worked on a range of security and defence topics at research institutions based in the UK and Europe, including the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH) at the University of Hamburg, the Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) at King’s College London, and RAND Europe. Marina conducts quantitative and qualitative research through a variety of methods, including futures and foresight methods (e.g., horizon scanning, STREAM, Delphi, and scenario development). She holds postgraduate degrees in both international security and applied data science.

      Jake Hecla

      Jake Hecla is a PhD candidate in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, where his work focuses on the development of radiation detection technologies. His research interests include neutrino detection for nonproliferation and applications of coded-aperture imaging for radiation mapping. He earned an undergraduate degree in nuclear science and engineering from MIT in 2017, where he assisted in the development of a zero-knowledge verification technique using epithermal neutrons. Additionally, he works as a scientific advisor to Clean Futures Fund, a US nonprofit pursuing projects in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone.