Casey Fiesler is an associate 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!
For some excellent fiction reading recommendations, here!
For stuff you saw on social media including tech ethics book recommendations, here!
07.20.22 I participated in the CRA Snowbird annual conference as part of a panel on ethics education.
07.01.22 I was promoted with tenure at CU Boulder and am officially an Associate Professor!
06.27.22 I was named one of 30 higher education influencers to follow by EdTech Magazine.
06.21.22 I gave an invited lightning talk at the FAccT 2022 session “Emerging Problems: New Challenges in FaccT from Research to Practice to Policy.”
06.20.22 I lectured on ethics for computational social science at the 2022 Summer Institute on Computational Social Science at Duke University.
06.17.22 I spoke to Buzzfeed about information literacy and educational content on TikTok.
05.19.22 I gave the closing keynote address for the FanLIS conference.
05.11.22 I gave an invited talk at the DIMACS workshop on computer science and law, on the topic of copyright and algorithmic content moderation.
05.04.22 I spoke to WIRED about the potential impact of the EU digital services act on TikTok.
04.30.22 I attended the CHI conference and participated as a doctoral consortium mentor, in addition to running a special interest group discussion research ethics in HCI. Also our PERVADE research group had an exhibit booth and had great discussions with folks about data ethics!
03.11.22 My university alumni magazine, The Coloradan, published a piece about my TikTok and my tech ethics research: TikTok Ethics: Is Social Tech Such a Threat?
03.10.22 I was a panelist for the Future of Privacy Forum’s data privacy book club discussion of Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash.
03.04.22 Our SIGCSE 2022 paper “‘Run a little wild with your imagination: Ethical speculation in computing education with Black Mirror” (led by Shamika Klassen) was published, and I also wrote a blog post about what we learned from experiences with the Black Mirror Writers Room teaching exercise.