Dean's Lectures

Previous Events

Jon Whittle
Sep 4, 2013, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dean's Lecture, with Jon Whittle of Lancaster University
Dr. Jack Cochran
Apr 10, 2013, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Jack Cochran, MD, FACS, is the executive director of The Permanente Federation
Duen Horng “Polo” Chau
Nov 28, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Robert J. Glushko
Oct 3, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dean's Lecture, with Robert Glushko
Oded Nov
Sep 12, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Oded Nov is an assistant professor of management at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. His talk will introduce a framework for personality-targeted design, much like a medical treatment based on a specific genetic profile.
Todd Carter
Apr 25, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
What role will museums and libraries play in the information technology landscape of the future? Todd Carter presents his vision of museums and libraries empowered by Web 2.0 and crowd-sourcing technologies.
Alessandro Acquisti
Apr 4, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How do companies use Facebook to investigate potential employees? And does Facebook facilitate illegal employment bias?
David Ayman Shamma
Feb 29, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
David A. Shamma is a media artist and research scientist studying creative expression and sharing at Yahoo! Research.
Victoria Stodden
Feb 1, 2012, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Victoria Stodden is a scholar of law, statistics, and computational science policy, and is an advocate for open data and reproducible research.
Nov 16, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Digital identity systems are quietly reshaping the world, changing how we cross borders, conduct commerce, and interact with our governments. How can we understand the incredible opportunities of these technologies — along with their enormous challenges and risks?
Oct 19, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Ramesh Srinivasan reports on his fieldwork on technology, culture, and community-driven design from Egypt's Tahrir Square, the Zuni Nation of New Mexico, the Kyrgyz Steppe, and Rural India.
Lada Adamic
Oct 5, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Lada Adamic is a visiting scholar at the UC Berkeley School of Information and an associate professor at the University of Michigan School of Information and Center for the Study of Complex Systems.
Apr 27, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
New media scholar Rhonda McEwen examines the context for the emergence of social media.
Apr 20, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Explore the future of learning design, where we look to transcend learning with truly transformative experiences, with Clark Quinn, Ph.D.
Apr 13, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Pamela Samuelson explains why she thinks the failure of the Google Books Settlement was inevitable.
Mar 16, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Scott Young, M.D., discusses how the US health care system is responding to health care reform and the economic downturn with patient-centricity, health information technology, and integrated delivery systems.
Jennifer Pahlka
Mar 9, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Jennifer Pahlka, founder of Code for America, discusses how hackers and designers can help re-craft government and build a “citizen Internet.”
Susan Landau
Feb 28, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Susan Landau is a fellow at Harvard University and the author of Surveillance or Security? and Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption.
Eric Ries
Feb 23, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog "Startup Lessons Learned".
Marnie Webb
Feb 2, 2011, 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
What challenges and opportunities do grassroots civil society organizations face as they use technology to build their capacity, engage their community, and deliver needed programs?