Join the Center for Information Policy Research and the UWM Libraries for a special lecture by Dr. Kelly Gates (Communication, UC-San Diego) in celebration of Choose Privacy Week, an annual initiative of the American Library Association that invites the public into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. THE COMPUTATIONAL WORK OF [...]
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 [...]
As the director of the Center for Information Policy Research, I’m pleased to announce this opportunity for UW-Milwaukee faculty: Call for Applicants: CIPR Senior Research Fellow The Center for Information Policy Research (CIPR) is seeking a Senior Research Fellow for the 2012-2013 academic year.
We’re looking for a new permanent dean. Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions, or suggestions! The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the School of Information Studies (SOIS). The nationally-ranked School offers degree programs at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral levels, as well as [...]
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.
Privacy Week 2012 Film screening: Big Brother, Big Business: The Data-Mining and Surveillance Industries
Join the UW-Milwaukee Center for Information Policy Research and the UWM Libraries for a special screening of the short documentary film “Big Brother, Big Business: The Data-Mining and Surveillance Industries” in celebration of Choose Privacy Week, an annual initiative of the American Library Association that invites the public into a national conversation about privacy rights [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]