Let’s Talk: Facebook and Social Media in 2019
May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Dr. Lisa Nelson will be here to lead a discussion on Facebook and other issues social media platforms are currently facing. Facebook has been in the hot seat for a while now so the role Facebook (and other sites) played and still plays in American Politics as well as culturally (here in the US as well as other parts of the world) will be the focus.
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Dr. Nelson holds a PhD and J.D. from the University of Wisconsin‐Madison and specializes in the field of science, technology, and society. She was a co‐principal investigator on a National Science Foundation grant to explore the societal perceptions of biometric technology. This research is published in America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society (MIT, 2011). In 2018, she published a book with Cambridge University Press entitled Social Media and Morality: Losing Our Self Control. She has also written several articles in journals including I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society, Public Administration Review, and the University of Chicago Policy Review. Lisa is currently an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, a Fellow at the Philosophy of Science Center, and an affiliated faculty member of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Recently, she was appointed as an affiliate scholar in the University of Pittsburgh, CyberInstitute. From 2011-2013 she also served on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Committee.