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.
PointsD&S researcher Mary Madden writes this Points piece defending polls. What we need to move forward is a triangulation of methods — using a combination of qualitative and quantitative analysis and supporting a publishing pro... Read on PointsNovember 2016
PointsD&S researcher Mary Madden reviews and adds her perspective to the play Privacy. "As someone who has experienced the glaze of overwhelm in the eyes of my family and friends when I try to explain why privacy still matters, ... Read on PointsOctober 2016
Washington University Law ReviewIntroduction: Low-income communities have historically been subject to a wide range of governmental monitoring and related privacy intrusions in daily life. The privacy harms poor communities and their residents suffer as a re... Read on Washington University Law ReviewOctober 2016
Data & SocietyMary Madden (Pew Research Center’s Internet Project) on Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era: Read moreNovember 2014