Helen Nissenbaum

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Helen Nissenbaum, "is a professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University and a faculty fellow, of the Information Law Institute. She studies ethical and political issues relating to information technology and new media, particularly, privacy, politics of search engines, and values embodied in the design of information technologies and systems. Research grants from the U.S National Science Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have supported her research. Books include Emotion and Focus, Computers, Ethics and Social Values (co-edited with D.J. Johnson), and Academy and the Internet (co-edited with Monroe Prince). She is a co-founding editor of the journal, Ethics and Information Technology. Before NYU, Nissenbaum served as Associate Director at Princeton's University Center for Human Values and held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford. She earned a B.A. with honors from the University of Witwatersand, Johannesburg, and an M.A. in Education and Ph.D. in philosophy from Stanford University." [1]

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  1. Helen Nissenbaum, NYU, accessed November 28, 2007.