Karen Levy is a sociologist and lawyer. Her research investigates how digital technologies are used to enforce rules and laws, with particular focus on the normalization of electronic surveillance within social and organizational relationships. Her dissertation examined the emergence of electronic monitoring in the U.S. trucking industry. Karen is a research fellow at NYU’s Information Law Institute. She holds a PhD from Princeton University and a JD from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
The Los Angeles TimesIn this op-ed, Data & Society fellow Karen Levy discusses mandating electronic monitoring of truck drivers as a way to address unsafe practices in trucking. She argues that "electronic monitoring is an incomplete solution t... Read on The Los Angeles TimesJuly 2014
The Los Angeles TimesD&S fellow Karen Levy writes about the nation's trucking system and the need for reform. Based on her three years of research around trucker's compliance with federal regulations, she argues the changes must address root ec... Read on The Los Angeles TimesJuly 2014
Data & Society(Conference draft). "Networked Rights and Networked Harms." Presented at Privacy Law School Conference (June 6, 2014) and Data & Discrimination (May 14, 2014). The goal of this paper (far from a finished product, filled ... Read moreMay 2014