digital technologies


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Added 10/07/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Saif Shahin is an assistant professor in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. An expert in critical data studies and digital culture, Shahin researches technology policy; the implications of disinformation online; media coverage of global politics; diversity and inclusion efforts in digital spaces; and online social movements.

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Added 09/16/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

Young Anna Argyris is an assistant professor in the Department of Media and Information at Michigan State University. She researches the design, development and use of information technology for public health campaigns, and studies the health misinformation propagated via social media.

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Added 08/11/21 | Location: Texas | Subjects:

Francisco Sánchez is the deputy emergency management coordinator and liaison to the County Judge for the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in Harris County, Texas, the nation’s third-largest county. He’s an expert in disaster preparedness, public safety, emergency-alert technology and homeland security.

Updated 10/14/20 | Location: Pennsylvania | Subjects: ,

Jason Hong is a professor at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, where he is part of the Human Computer Interaction Institute.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Alvaro Bedoya is the founding director of the Center on Privacy and Technology and a visiting professor at Georgetown Law. He is an expert on digital privacy issues, and his research focuses on how commercial data collection and government surveillance affects people of color and immigrants.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Charlton McIlwain is vice provost for faculty engagement and development and a professor of media, culture and communication at New York University. His research interests include issues at the intersection of race and media, particularly as it relates to how different forms of digital media have enhanced and/or inhibited political participation among people of color.

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Updated 10/06/21 | Location: New York | Subjects:

Arun Sundararajan is the Harold Price Professor of Entrepreneurship and a professor of technology, operations and statistics at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is an affiliated faculty member at NYU’s Center for Urban Science+Progress and Center for Data Science. Sundararajan’s research program studies how digital technologies transform business and society.

Updated 04/18/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Derrick L. Cogburn is an associate professor at the School of International Service and the Kogod School of Business at American University. His research interests include global information and communication technology, socio-economic development, and institutional mechanisms for global governance of ICTs (information and communications technology).

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , ,

Patricia Williams is a professor at Northeastern University’s law school and in the department of philosophy and religion. She is an expert in critical race theory, bioethics, health law, gender, genetics, algorithms and other topics.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Erica Williams Simon is the CEO of Sage House, a content, experience and consulting company. She is co-host and co-creator of the Rosario Dawson-produced talk show The Assembly and the host of the podcast The Call with Erica.