Mary Madden is a veteran researcher, writer, and nationally-recognized expert on privacy and technology, trends in social media use, and the impact of digital media on teens and parents. She is currently a Senior Fellow for the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at the Sesame Workshop and an Affiliate at the Data & Society Research Institute in New York City. While at Data & Society, she directed an initiative to explore the effects of data-centric systems on Americans’ health and well-being and also led several studies examining the intersection of privacy, digital inequality, and youth media practices. Prior to her role at Data & Society, Mary was a Senior Researcher for the Pew Research Center’s Internet, Science & Technology team in Washington, DC and an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Data & Society“Privacy, Security, and Digital Inequality” by Mary Madden is the first in-depth analysis of the privacy and security experiences of low-socioeconomic-status populations in the United States. Read moreSeptember 2017
Knight FoundationD&S researchers Mary Madden, Amanda Lenhart, and Claire Fontaine explore youth news consumption behavior on mobile and social media. It reveals how young people are adapting to a changing media environment to access news they trust Read moreMarch 2017