Marika is a Hariri graduate student fellow and first year PhD student working with professor Adam Smith at Boston University. She is generally interested in data privacy, cryptography, and their intersection with the law. Right now, she is working on a reconstruction attack as well as formalizing notions of the GDPR Article 17 (The Right to Be Forgotten).
Some of her past work includes a publication on differentially private hypothesis testing. She recieved her undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Reed College in Portland, OR and wrote her undergraduate thesis on quantum decoding algorithms for classical geometric error-correcting codes.