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, ethics, and fan communities (occasionally all at the same time). [curriculum vitae]
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01.07.17 GROUP in Sanibel Island, FL
02.01.18 PERVADE team meeting at University of California, Irvine
02.26.18 Scholar Fan Salon at University of Southern California
12.11.17 Two of my papers will appear at CHI 2018: “‘We Are the Product’: Reactions to Online Data Sharing Controversies in the Media” by myself and CU Comm PhD student Blake Hallinan, and “What’s at Stake: Characterizing Risk Perceptions of Emerging Technologies” by recent PhD graduate Mike Skirpan, CS faculty Tom Yeh, and myself. Looking forward to Montreal!
12.06.17 My CSCW 2018 paper (led by PhD student Katie Gach, with myself and Jed Brubaker) has been published: “Control your emotions, Potter:” An Analysis of Grief Policing on Facebook in Response to Celebrity Death. It also received a nice write-up in CU Boulder Today.
11.17.17 I got a shout-out from Boing Boing regarding a curated list of technology ethics courses.
11.15.17 Myself and the rest of my awesome team of PIs wrote an opinion piece about academia’s role in combatting ethics and algorithmic fairness.
11.10.17 I am giving the opening keynote at the Library and Information Technology Association Forum in Denver! The talk is titled “Human and Algorithmic (Mis)Judgment: The Cases of Copyright and Credibility” [slides].
11.07.17 I was quoted in a Washington Post article about the impact of algorithms on spreading fake news.
11.02.17 I participated in the Future of Privacy Forum workshop on responsible research and privacy practices at Facebook HQ in New York.
10.24.17 I am giving a talk at the CU library as part of Open Access Week, “The Power of Open: Fueling Creativity and Innovation.”
10.23.17 CS PhD student Mike Skirpan and I authored a design fiction that will be presented at the ACM GROUP conference in January 2018. I will also be part of a research ethics town hall as part of the GROUP programming.
10.01.17 A paper I co-authored with Mike Skirpan, Nate Beard, Srinjita Bhaduri, and Tom Yeh about teaching ethics in a CS class will appear at SIGSCE 2018.