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UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies Seeking Faculty in Information Systems and Technology

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hiring an open rank, tenure-track faculty position in information systems and technology, with an emphasis in areas such as human-computer interaction (HCI), database systems, mobile information applications, information security, networking, or multimedia. Full position description, requirements, and application instructions are available here and pasted […]

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UW-Milwaukee Seeking Fellow in the Social Studies of Information

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Social Studies of Information for the 2012-2013 academic year, to work closely with the School’s newly established Social Studies of Information Research Group (SSIRG).

The postdoctoral fellowship is designed for recent PhDs who are interested in research and pedagogy in the historical, social and cultural dimensions of information at its most fundamental levels, including information institutions, practices, industries, technologies, disciplines, users, policies, and ethics.

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On Drafting a Social Media Policy

Only a few days before the State of Missouri passed a law restricting private contact between students and teachers on social media, I was contact by UW-Milwaukee’s Department of Curriculum & Instruction to help social media guidelines for the student teachers it places in area schools. The department’s motivation was largely to ensure professionalism in […]

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Nadine Kozak joins UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies as 2011-2012 Postdoctoral Fellow in Information Policy

As CIPR Co-Director, I’m very pleased to make this announcement: The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Information Studies (SOIS) and the Center for Information Policy Research (CIPR) is proud to welcome Dr. Nadine Kozak as the 2011-12 Postdoctoral Fellow in Information Policy. Dr. Kozak is an interdisciplinary scholar; she has a BA (Honors) in History […]

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Extending Search for Information Policy/Ethics Faculty Position at UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is extending its search for a new faculty member (open rank) with a specialty in information policy & ethics. Applicants should have a strong background in information policy, including, but not limited to, ethical, cultural, technological or political issues as they relate to the information professions, systems, and infrastructures that make up our global information society.

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Featured in UWM Research Report: "Limiting the danger of new technologies"

Each year the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee issues a research report highlighting some of the innovative and influential research within our campus community. I feel privileged to be featured in the 2011 edition (PDF, page 34). Here’s an excerpt from my story: Limiting the danger of new technologies The Internet, the Web, search engines, social media […]

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UW-Milwaukee Seeking Postdoctoral Fellow in Information Policy (2011-2012)

The School of Information Studies and the Center for Information Policy Research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are accepting applications for a postdoctoral fellow in information policy for 2011-2012. All applicable research areas are encouraged to apply, but preference will be given to applicants whose work investigates the intersections of information policy, intellectual property, intellectual freedom, governance, power, and identity.

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Co-Director of Center for Information Policy Research

I’m thrilled to announce (a bit late) that I have been appointed co-director of UW-Milwaukee’s Center for Information Policy Research (along with my colleague Dr. Joyce Latham). (We are picking up the reins from our friend Dr. Elizabeth Buchanan, who is now the Endowed Chair and Director at the Center for Applied Ethics, University of […]

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Collective Bargaining as a Human Right

A slight diversion from the normal content of this blog, I’d like to take just a moment to highlight the protests here in Wisconsin against Gov. Scott Walker’s desire to eliminate most collective bargaining rights of most public employees. (Note: I am a state employee, but UW System faculty are not unionized). The Governor’s so-called […]

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Two Open Information Policy Faculty Positions at UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is hiring two open rank faculty positions in information policy. The first position is looking for applicants with a strong background in one or more of the following areas: information policy, intellectual property, or legal/policy issues relevant to at least one of the following areas: […]

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