Boston University law professor and cybersecurity expert Danielle Citron can add a new line to her resume: MacArthur fellow.

Citron on Wednesday was named among the 26 recipients of the annual fellowship program run by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which comes with a $625,000 so-called “genius grant” and is among the most prestigious awards in the country. The foundation cited Citron’s efforts to stop cyber harassment and her work to raise awareness of the toll it takes on victims, as well as her policy advocacy to combat online abuse, in her selection.

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