Speakers

Anita L. Allen is the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania.  Professor Allen’s scholarship centers on privacy law, bioethics, and contemporary values; she has also been recognized for her contributions to scholarship on legal philosophy, women’s rights, and race relations. She is the author of several books, most recently Unpopular Privacy: What Must We Hide (Oxford, 2011) and Privacy Law and Society (Thomson/West, 2011).  In addition to her scholarly publications, Professor Allen has contributed extensively to popular blogs and magazines, has appeared on national broadcast television and radio programs, and was appointed by President Obama in 2010 to the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.

Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Phone: (215) 898-9035
Email: aallen@law.upenn.edu
Website: http://www.law.upenn.edu/faculty/aallen/

Judith Wagner DeCew, Chair and Professor of Philosophy at Clark University.  Professor DeCew is the author or editor of 4 books including: In Pursuit of Privacy: Law, Ethics, and the Rise of Technology (Cornell University Press, 1997) and The Right to Privacy (University of Massachusetts Press, 2011). Professor DeCew’s research focuses on topics in theoretical and applied ethics, philosophy of law, social and political philosophy.

Chair, Professor
Department of Philosophy
Clark University
Phone: (508) 793-7326
Email: jdecew@clarku.edu
Website: http://www.clarku.edu/faculty/facultybio.cfm?id=396

Robert Gomulkiewicz joined the UW School of Law faculty in 2002 to direct the graduate program in Intellectual Property Law and Policy. He now serves as the Faculty Director of the Law, Technology & Arts Group and the Faculty Advisor for the Washington Law Review. Professor Gomulkiewicz’s scholarship focuses on intellectual property licensing. His publications include both a treatise and a casebook on licensing law, as well as numerous articles on mass market licensing and open source software.

UW Law Foundation Professor
Faculty Director of the Law, Technology & Arts Group
Professor of Law
Email: bobgom@uw.edu
http://www.law.washington.edu/Directory/Profile.aspx?ID=74

Ken Himma is a specialist in philosophy of law, philosophy of information; ethics of information technology, and applied ethics.  He has published over 80 articles and authored or edited 8 books.

Visiting Professor, Adjunct
Law School
University of Washington
Email: himma@uw.edu
http://www.spu.edu/depts/philosophy/KenHimma-vitae.asp

Deborah G. Johnson is the Anne Shirley Carter Olsson Professor of Applied Ethics in the Department of Science, Technology, and Society in the School of Engineering and Applied Science of the University of Virginia. Professor Johnson received the John Barwise prize from the American Philosophical Association in 2004; the ACM SIGCAS Making a Difference Award in 2000; and the Sterling Olmsted Award from the Liberal Education Division of the American Society for Engineering Education in 2001.

Department of Science, Technology, and Society
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Box 400744
351 McCormick Road
A237 Thornton Hall
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22904
Email: Deborah G. Johnson <dgj7p@virginia.edu>
Website: http://www.sts.virginia.edu/stshome/tiki-index.php?page=Deborah+G.+Johnson

Stephen R. Munzer, Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA, is currently pursuing research interests including intellectual property, indigenous peoples, and biotechnology; he also teaches courses on legal philosophy and biotechnology.  He is the author of A Theory of Property (1990) and editor of New Essays in Legal and Political Theory (2001).  He is the recipient of numerous awards by institutions including the American Philosophical Association the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Distinguished Professor of Law
UCLA Law School
Email: munzer@law.ucla.edu
Website: http://www.law.ucla.edu/faculty/all-faculty-profiles/professors/Pages/stephen-r-munzer.aspx

Helen Nissenbaum is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and Computer
Science, at New York University, where she is also Senior Faculty Fellow of the
Information Law Institute. Her areas of expertise span social, ethical, and political
implications of information technology and digital media. Nissenbaum’s research
publications have appeared in journals of philosophy, politics, law, media studies,
information studies, and computer science. She has written and edited four books,
including Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life, which
was published in 2010 by Stanford University Press. The National Science Foundation,
Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Ford Foundation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator have supported her work on privacy, trust online, and security, as well as several studies of values embodied in computer system design, including search engines, digital games, facial recognition technology, and health information systems.

Professor, Director, Information Law Institute
Department of Media, Culture & Communication
New York University
Phone: (212) 998-5251
Email: helen.nissenbaum@nyu.edu
Website: http://www.nyu.edu/projects/nissenbaum/

Nadine Strossen is Professor of Law at New York University’s School of Law and
past President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 1991-2008. Strossen’s
writings have been published in many scholarly and general interest publications (more
than 250 published works). Her book, Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and
the Fight for Women’s Rights (Scribner, 1995), was named by The New York Times as a
“Notable Book” of 1995. Her coauthored book, Speaking of Race, Speaking of Sex: Hate
Speech, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties (NYU Press, 1995), was named an “outstanding
book” by the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America.

Professor of Law
Former President, (ACLU), 1991-2008
New York Law School
Phone: (212) 431-2375
Email: nadine.strossen@nyls.edu
Website: http://www.nyls.edu/faculty/faculty_profiles/nadine_strossen

Eugene Volokh is the Gary T. Schwart Professor of Law at the UCLA Law School. Eugene Volokh teaches free speech law, criminal law, tort law, religious freedom law, and church-state relations law at UCLA School of Law, where he has also often taught copyright law and a seminar on firearms regulation policy. Before coming to UCLA, he clerked for Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the U.S. Supreme Court and for Judge Alex Kozinski on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Professor Volokh has written over 60 law review articles and over 80 op-eds on constitutional law, cyberspace law, and other topics. Professor Volokh is one of the most influential legal theorists working in the area of free speech.

Gary T. Schwartz Professor of Law
UCLA Law School
Email: volokh@law.ucla.edu
Website: http://www.law.ucla.edu/faculty/all-faculty-profiles/professors/Pages/eugene-volokh.aspx

 

Commentators:

Alan Rubel
Assistant Professor
School of Library and Information Studies
University of Wisconsin
Email: mailto:arubel@wisc.edu
http://alanrubel.com/about/

Jonathan Trerise
Assistant professor of philosophy
Department of Philosophy
P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054
Costal Carolina University

Colin Koopman

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
University of Oregon
Office: PLC 333
Email: koopman@uoregon.edu
Website: http://www.uoregon.edu/~koopman/

Tony Doyle
Associate Professor
Reference/Instructional Librarian
Hunter College
tdoyle@hunter.cuny.edu

 

Marisa Duarte
The Information School
University of Washington
Email:
meduarte@uw.edu
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Don Fallis
Professor
Information Resources and Library Science
Adjunct Professor of Philosophy
University of Arizona
Email: fallis@email.arizona.edu
http://home.comcast.net/~don.fallis/uavita.html

Kay Mathieson
Assistant Professor
School of Information Resources and Library Science
University of Arizona
Email: kmathies@email.arizona.edu
http://sirls.arizona.edu/kay-mathiesen

Adam D. Moore
Associate Professor
Information School
Department of Philosophy
Program on Values
University of Washington
Box 353350

Seattle, WA 98195