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Dean's Lectures

Upcoming Events

Sendhil Mullainathan
Oct 31, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:30 pm
Sendhil Mullainathan discusses how and why algorithms can be designed for fairness.
Jeff Jonas
Oct 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes big responsibilities for organizations.

Previous Events

Thomas H. Davenport
Sep 18, 2013, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dean’s Lecture with Tom Davenport of Babson College, co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics
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.
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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?
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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.
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Apr 27, 2011, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
New media scholar Rhonda McEwen examines the context for the emergence of social media.
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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.
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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.
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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".

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