• I'm a fourth-year PhD student in the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University, where I study the societal and political impacts of the internet and technologies that depend on it. I am advised by Jonathan Mayer and Jennifer Rexford.


    My background is in software-defined and programmable networks, and I am currently researching network security, data privacy, net neutrality, and broadband availability.


    I am also an avid teacher, bass singer, photographer and flailing hip-hop dancer... or I was, before COVID hit. Now I write a lot. Most recently, I was an invited Guest Editor at ACM XRDS Magazine. Read the issue!

  • Publications

    Max Schrems' European Court of Justice Odyssey: Standing Up for Privacy Rights

    Mihir Kshirsagar, Ross Teixeira.

    XRDS, December 2020 issue.

    You Mess The Kitchen, You Do The Dishes

    Ross Teixeira, Henri Maxime Demoulin.

    XRDS, December 2020 issue.

    Virtual Classrooms and Real Harms

    Shaanan Cohney, Ross Teixeira, Anne Kohlbrenner, Arvind Narayanan, Mihir Kshirsagar, Yan Shvartzshnaider, Madelyn Sanfilippo.

    Accepted to SOUPS '21 (Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security).

    No WAN’s Land: Mapping U.S. Broadband Coverage with Millions of Address Queries to ISPs

    David Major, Ross Teixeira, Jonathan Mayer.

    IMC '20 (Internet Measurement Conference), October 2020.

    Presentation video.

    User-Centric Networking: Putting the "I" in Internet

    Ross Teixeira, Jennifer Rexford.

    ACM SIGCOMM Education Workshop, August 2020.

    Presentation video.

    Carpe Elephants: Seize the Global Heavy Hitters

    Rob Harrison, Shir Landau Feibish, Arpit Gupta, Ross Teixeira, S. Muthukrishnan, Jennifer Rexford.

    SPIN '20 (ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Secure Programmable Network Infrastructure), August 2020.

    Classifying Network Vendors at Internet Scale

    Jordan Holland, Ross Teixeira, Paul Schmitt, Kevin Borgolte, Jennifer Rexford, Nick Feamster, Jonathan Mayer

    June 2020. (Preprint)

    PacketScope: Monitoring the Packet Lifecycle Within a Switch

    Ross Teixeira, Rob Harrison, Arpit Gupta, Jennifer Rexford.

    SOSR '20 (ACM Symposium on SDN Research), March 2020.

    Presentation video.


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    Center for Information Technology Policy - Princeton University

    Ph.D. Computer Science

    2019 - 2023 (Expected)

    Advisors: Jonathan Mayer, Jennifer Rexford

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    Princeton University

    M.S.E. Computer Science


    Advisor: Jennifer Rexford

    GPA: 3.93

    Coursework: Advanced Computer Systems, Advanced Computer Networks, Technology Policy and Law, Fairness in Machine Learning, Automated Reasoning

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    University of California, Berkeley

    B.A. Computer Science w/ Honors, Music Minor

    2013 - 2017

    Advisor: Armando Fox

    GPA: 3.884

    Coursework: Data Structures, Algorithms, Networking,

    Security, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering, Computational Photography, Computer Architecture