Theresa Leigh is a computational social scientist and neuroengineer. Her research focuses on dynamic illicit networks, deep learning, predictive modeling, and optogenetics. She currently serves on Working Groups at Harvard KSG and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and advises private and public sector stakeholders on technology, innovation, digital privacy, and crime. She is an adjunct professor in Finance, Criminal Law, and Crime Policy at Harvard and Columbia Universities. In the preceding years, Theresa worked in private sector management consulting and at the U.S. Department of State. She holds bachelor's degrees in Neuroscience, Computer Science-Applied Mathematics, and International Affairs from Columbia University and graduate degrees from Harvard and UPenn.