danah boyd

Founder and President of the Board, Data & Society; Principal Researcher, Microsoft

danah boyd is the founder and president of Data & Society, a Partner Researcher at Microsoft Research, and a Visiting Professor at New York University. Her research is focused on making certain that society has a nuanced understanding of the relationship between technology and society, especially as issues of inequity and bias emerge. She is the author of “It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens” and has authored or co-authored numerous books, articles, and essays. She is a Trustee of the National Museum of the American Indian, a Director of the Social Science Research Council, and a Director of Crisis Text Line. She has been recognized by numerous organizations, including receiving the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Pioneer/Barlow Award and being selected as a 2011 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. Originally trained in computer science before retraining under anthropologists, danah has a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Information.

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Testimony, Interviews, Presentations

Press Coverage

Superfast Politics

press coverage | 12.08.17

Long Games

Civicist | 10.06.17

Related Events

  • 12.04.19  |  Databite No. 126: Joe Mulhall

  • 09.26.19  |  Technology & Justice Series

  • 05.02.19  |  Global Privacy Summit 2019

  • 04.17.19  |  DPLAfest 2019

  • 04.12.19  |  Theorizing the Web

  • 01.29.19  |  ACM FAT* Conference

  • 09.13.18  |  Online News Association Conference (ONA18)

  • 05.14.18  |  Between Likes and Lies: The Battle Against Media Manipulation

  • 12.19.17  |  Fairness and Accountability of Sociotechnical Algorithmic Systems

  • 11.10.17  |  The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges

  • 10.10.17  |  Free Speech, Hate Speech: Regulating Online Conversation in the Platform Era

  • 09.19.17  |  (Mis)information Overload: Living in Truth in the Post-Truth Age

  • 06.01.17  |  Privacy Law Scholars Conference 2017

  • 12.09.16  |  Data & Society Workshop: Eclectic

  • 11.29.16  |  The Glass Room

  • 11.19.16  |  Workshop on Data and Algorithmic Transparency

  • 11.07.16  |  Algorithmic accountability and transparency

  • 06.09.16  |  Personal Democracy Forum 2016

  • 06.06.16  |  2016 EPIC Champions of Freedom Awards Dinner

  • 06.02.16  |  9th Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference

  • 05.09.16  |  SSRC presents: Social Science Knowledge and Its Future

  • 04.07.16  |  Enabling Connected Learning Workshop on Personalized Learning

  • 02.26.16  |  Who Controls the Public Sphere in an Era of Algorithms?

  • 01.26.16  |  Knight News Challenge on Data Event & Happy Hour

  • 12.10.15  |  Making Sense of Found Data

  • 10.20.15  |  The 2015 Everett C. Parker Lecture: Telecommunications and Ethics

  • 09.30.15  |  Protecting the humanity in data II: Personalized crisis counseling/messiness of interpretation

  • 09.15.15  |  Living in the culture of big data

  • 09.08.15  |  Knight News Challenge on Data: Information Session

  • 06.11.15  |  Listening Machines

  • 02.28.15  |  Algorithms and Accountability

  • 09.15.14  |  Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?

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