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, ethics, law, and fan communities (occasionally all at the same time). [curriculum vitae]
Here is a link to my research lab page! The Internet Rules Lab
If you’re looking for a giant spreadsheet of tech ethics curricula, here!
If you’re looking for my Computer Engineer Barbie remix, here!
For an overview of my tech ethics-related research, here!
For an overview of my fandom-related research, here!
10.20.21 I wrote a blog post about the return of Yik Yak and how it relates to social media’s current ethical challenges.
10.09.21 I spoke to Insider about a piece of viral content on TikTok.
10.04.21 I was on local news (FOX 31) talking about implications of the Facebook outage.
09.21.21 I was featured in a piece for O’Reilly Radar about social media ethics.
09.16.21 There is a profile of me in the Responsible Tech Guide created by All Tech is Human.
09.15.21 My collaborators and I from the PERVADE research ethics project, led by Katie Shilton, have a new paper out in Big Data & Society: Excavating awareness and power in data science: A manifesto for trustworthy pervasive data research.
09.01.21 I was featured in this Nature piece: “What makes us tick: lab leaders describe their research philosophies”
08.27.21 Out now in PLOS One, “Understanding international perceptions of the severity of harmful content online” led by former PhD student Aaron Jiang.
08.12.21 We have a pre-print available for a new paper accepted to Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction as part of the CSCW 2021 conference: A Framework of Severity for Harmful Content Online by Morgan Klaus Scheuerman, Jialun Aaron Jiang, Casey Fiesler, and Jed Brubaker.
08.11.21 I was quoted in an article in The Denver Post about online vigilantism.
08.05.21 I was on a panel about ethical and legal issues surrounding data scraping for the AEJMC journalism education conference.