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]
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!
03.11.20 SIGCSE in Portland, OR
03.23.20 AAAI SSS in Palo Alto, CA
04.25.20 CHI in Honolulu, HI
02.25.20 The Coloradan published an article “Fanfiction Rising” about my fanfiction related research with PhD student Brianna Dym.
02.08.20 I was on a keynote panel “A Conversation about the Future” at the Silicon Flatirons conference on technology optimism and pessimism.
02.07.20 Natalie Garrett presented our paper “More than ‘If Time Allows’: The Role of Ethics in AI Education” at AIES 2020.
01.17.20 I published a blog post about our ethics education research: What do we teach when we teach tech and AI ethics?
01.13.20 This semester I officially became the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies for Information Science.
01.09.20 Really excited to have been announced as one of the general co-chairs of GROUP 2022!
01.05.20 At GROUP 2020, I served as a workshops co-chair, and also presented the paper “Creativity, Copyright, and Close-Knit Communities: A Case Study of Social Norm Formation and Enforcement” [slides] and design fiction “Ethical Considerations for Research Involving (Speculative) Public Data“, both published in Proceedings of the ACM. PhD student Brianna Dym presented our poster “When Social Norms Fail” and participated in the doctoral consortium.
12.13.19 My paper “Lawful Users: Copyright Circumvention and Legal Constraints on Technology Use” has been accepted for publication at CHI 2020.
12.05.19 My first PhD student Aaron Jiang (co-advised with Jed Brubaker) successfully proposed his dissertation!
12.04.19 Our paper “More than ‘If Time Allows’: The Role of Ethics in AI Education” (led by PhD student Natalie Garrett, with co-author Nate Beard at University of Maryland) has been accepted for publication at AIES 2020.
12.03.19 I am co-organizing a workshop at CHI 2020: “The Past, Present, and Future of Design Fiction.”
12.01.19 I was quoted in a Business Insider article about ethical stances taken by tech workers and in open source communities.