Dr. Debbie Perouli

Dr. Debbie PerouliMarquette University

Cudahy Hall, 382

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-3889Personal Website

Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Courses Taught

  • Advanced Computer Security 
  • Networks and Internets
  • Hardware Systems 
  • Introduction to Computer Programming 

Research Interests

  • Security and privacy of social robots
  • Distributed ledger (blockchain) technologies
  • Network protocol design and analysis 
  • Cybersecurity education 
  • Quantum computation and information 


  • Debbie Perouli, Akshay Verma, and Marta Magiera. "Assessing a Group’s Understanding of Cybersecurity through Collective Concept Maps", In Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’21), March 13–20, 2021, Virtual Event, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 1 page. DOI: 10.1145/3408877.3439673
  • Zhou Wu, Andrew Williams, and Debbie Perouli. "Dependable Public Ledger for Policy Compliance, a Blockchain Based Approach". 2019 IEEE 39th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Dallas, TX, USA, 2019, pp. 1891-1900. DOI: 10.1109/ICDCS.2019.00187
  • Justin Wang, Dennis Brylow and Debbie Perouli. "Implementing Cybersecurity into the Wisconsin K-12 Classroom". 2019 IEEE 43rd Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC), Milwaukee, WI, USA, 2019, pp. 312-317. DOI: 10.1109/COMPSAC.2019.10225
  • Lindsey Coffee-Johnson and Debbie Perouli. "Detecting Anomalous Behavior of Socially Assistive Robots in Geriatric Care Facilities", In Proceedings of the 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI '19). IEEE Press, 582-583. DOI: 10.5555/3378680.3378798
  • Matt Kinzler, Justin Miller, Zhou Wu, Andrew Williams, and Debbie Perouli. "Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in Two Artificially Intelligent Humanoids on the Market". 2nd Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro ‘19), held in conjunction with the 40th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. [pdf]
  • Benjamin Levandowski, Debbie Perouli, and Dennis Brylow. "Using Embedded Xinu and the Raspberry Pi 3 to Teach Parallel Computing in Assembly Programming". 2019 IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium Workshops (IPDPSW), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2019, pp. 334-341. DOI: 10.1109/IPDPSW.2019.00063
  • Justin Miller, Andrew B. Williams, and Debbie Perouli. "A Case Study on the Cybersecurity of Social Robots", In Companion of the 2018 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 195-196. DOI: 10.1145/3173386.3177078

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