Casey Fiesler is an assistant professor in the Department of Information Science (and Computer Science, by courtesy) at the University of Colorado Boulder. Armed with a PhD in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Tech and a JD from Vanderbilt Law School, she primarily researches social computing, law, fan communities, and ethics. [curriculum vitae]
Latest Blog Post: Fair Use and the ACM Copyright Licensing Agreement
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02.25.17 CSCW in Portland, OR
05.06.17 CHI in Denver, CO
02.25.16 I am doing many things at CSCW 2017! I am a co-organizer of a workshop on privacy and ethics, participating in a workshop about online comments, presenting two papers, and participating in a panel as part of the SIGCHI ethics committee.
02.24.16 I have written up some preliminary results of a survey conducted through the OTW legal committee, about copyright and fanworks.
02.11.16 I am organizing a panel and a SIG for CHI 2017 related to the current policy climate and its impact on our research community.
02.01.16 I wrote an article for Slate about my early experiences with online communities: What I Learned about the Internet from The Babysitters Club.
01.17.16 Spring semester beginning at CU! I am teaching a PhD level course on information science theory and concepts.
10.17.16 I’m on a panel about Gamergate with other CMCI faculty as part of a Media Studies series. I’m talking about online harassment.
09.07.16 Thrilled that I’ll be presenting two papers at CSCW2017: “What (or Who) Is Public? Privacy Settings and Social Media Content Sharing” and “Growing Their Own: Legitimate Peripheral Participation for Computational Learning in an Online Fandom Community” coming soon!
08.22.16 In Fall 2016 I am teaching a course on information ethics and policy open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
08.17.16 I was interviewed on Denver radio station KGNU about gender politics in the Olympics and the role of social media.