Kate Crawford

Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research; Visiting Professor, MIT Center for Civic Media

Kate Crawford is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research New York City, a Visiting Professor at MIT’s Center for Civic Media, and a Senior Fellow at NYU’s Information Law Institute. Her research addresses the social impacts of big data, and she’s currently writing a new book on data and power with Yale University Press.

She is on the advisory boards of the Information Program at George Soros’ Open Society Foundation, The New Museum’s art and technology incubator NEW INC, and several academic journals including Big Data and Society. In 2013, she was a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio fellow, where she worked on issues to do with big data, ethics and communities. She is also a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Data for Development, and a co-director of the Council for Big Data, Ethics & Society.




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Related Events

  • 03.06.18  |  Spring Distinguished Lecture with Kate Crawford: AI Now

  • 03.31.17  |  WeRobot 2017

  • 11.19.16  |  Workshop on Data and Algorithmic Transparency

  • 11.18.16  |  Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Machine Learning 2016

  • 07.07.16  |  The Social and Economic Implications of Artificial Intelligence Technologies in the Near-Term

  • 06.09.16  |  Personal Democracy Forum 2016

  • 06.02.16  |  9th Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference

  • 05.24.16  |  Artificial Intelligence: Law and Policy

  • 05.02.16  |  re:publica

  • 04.02.16  |  Unlocking the Black Box: The Promise and Limits of Algorithmic Accountability in the Professions

  • 03.24.16  |  Launch Event: Curious Journalist’s Guide to Data

  • 03.13.16  |  Data Ethics in the Age of the Quantified Society

  • 02.05.16  |  Innovation and the Value of Privacy

  • 11.12.15  |  Journalism + Silicon Valley

  • 10.15.15  |  Why Privacy Matters

  • 09.17.15  |  Art, Design, and the Future of Privacy

  • 06.22.15  |  Data Power Conference

  • 06.11.15  |  Listening Machines

  • 05.28.15  |  Deep Lab residency at NEW INC

  • 04.29.15  |  Privacy in the Modern Age: The Search for Solutions

  • 04.17.15  |  Theorizing the Web 2015

  • 02.28.15  |  Algorithms and Accountability

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