Nissenbaum on Advertising

After the Digital Humanities Symposium last week and the visit by Filmmaker Marcin Ramocki, Dartmouth is happy to host this week Helen Nissenbaum
Professor of Media, Culture and Communication and Computer Science. Nissenbaum will be giving a talk on “What’s Wrong with Behavioral Advertising?”

Helen Nissenbaum, Professor of Media, Culture and Communication and Computer Science NYU
May 18th at 3pm     105 Thornton Hall
Co-Sponsored by the Philosophy Department, Digital Humanities, and ISTS

Bio Helen Nissenbaum is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and Computer
Science, at New York University, where she is also Senior Faculty Fellow of the
Information Law Institute. Her areas of expertise span social, ethical, and political
implications of information technology and digital media. Nissenbaum’s research
publications have appeared in journals of philosophy, politics, law, media studies,
information studies, and computer science. She has written and edited four books,
including Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social
Life, which was published in 2009 by Stanford University Press. The National Science

Foundation, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Ford Foundation, and U.S. Department of Homeland Security have supported her work on privacy, trust online, and security, as well as several studies of values embodied in computer system design, including search engines, digital games, and facial recognition technology Nissenbaum holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Stanford University and a B.A. (Hons) from the University of the Witwatersrand. Before joining the faculty at NYU, she
served as Associate Director of the Center for Human Values at Princeton University.