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Brynne Harrison

Adjunct Instructor
Academic AreaBusiness Communication

Brynne's research in cyber security training has led to consulting work with public, private and government clients. With a background in business communication, she is extremely passionate about assisting students and employees in the improvement of public speaking skills and enjoys teaching in areas of persuasion, conflict management and communication theory.

Education

  • Ph. D, Philosophy, University of Buffalo
  • MA, Communication, Brockport State University

Research

Selected publications
  • Vishwanath, A., Harrison, B., & Ng, Y. J. (2015). Suspicion, cognition, automaticity model (SCAM) of phishing susceptibility. Communication Research.
  • Harrison, B., Svetieva, E., & Vishwanath, A. (2016). Individual processing of phishing emails: How attention and elaboration protect against phishing. Online Information Review, 40(2), 265-281.
  • Harrison, B., Vishwanath, A., & Rao, R. (2016, January). A user-centered approach to phishing susceptibility: The role of a suspicious personality in protecting against phishing. In 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (pp. 5628-5634). IEEE.
  • Vishwanath, A., Harrison, B., & Ng, Y. J. (2016, January). Understanding How Social Behavioural Science Theory Can Explain the Design of Software Websites. In 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) (pp. 5823-5830). IEEE.
  • Harrison, B., Vishwanath, A., Ng, Y. J., & Rao, R. (2015, January). Examining the impact of presence on individual phishing victimization. In 2015 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (pp. 3483-3489). IEEE.
  • Black Hat. July, 2017  “Why most cyber security training fails and what we can do about it”.
  • Vishwanath, A., Harrison, B. & Ng, Y. J. (2015). “Suspicion, cognition, automaticity model (SCAM) of phishing susceptibility.” Presented at the annual meeting of 65th International Communication Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Teaching

Current
  • Business Communication
Previous
  • Executive Presenting/Public Speaking
  • Group Communication 
  • Research Methods
  • Fundamentals of Communication