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

Aditya Parameswaran
Oct 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Making it easy for individuals and teams to manage, analyze, and draw insights from large datasets.
Niloufar Salehi
Mar 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Niloufar Salehi introduces social computing systems to support collective action.
Ethan Fast
Mar 14, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
We imagine a future in which computers understand a broad range of human behaviors, but today’s systems fall short of these visions.
Nazanin Andalibi
Mar 7, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can social media platforms better foster well-being when people experience distress and stigma?
Sarah Fox
Feb 21, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How technology design can help us understand different social phenomena.
Dan Jurafsky
Jan 31, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
A linguistic analysis of policy body-camera data from traffic stops reveals race-based differences. How can the findings improve police-community relations?
Daniel Gillick
Jan 17, 2018, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Dan Gillick proposes a new kind of internet search engine based on neural networks.
D. Alex Hughes
Jan 17, 2018, 12:10 pm to 1:30 pm
An audit study of the 2016 election confirms ethnic bias by local election officials.
Alberto Cairo
Oct 25, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
With facts and truth increasingly under assault, sifting through the visual information and misinformation is more critical than ever.
Josh Lauer
Oct 11, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The untold history of our modern credit scoring system and how it emerged from a 19th-century surveillance infrastructure with huge archives of personal information.
Hany Farid
Sep 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Online platforms today are being used in deplorably diverse ways. How can technology companies allow the free flow of ideas while reining in abuses?
Tarleton Gillespie
Apr 19, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How should social media police inappropriate speech and anti-social behavior?
Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Insight from data science director Danny Ferrante and user research manager Umer Farooq.
Nithya Sambasivan
Apr 12, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
As technology finds new users in developing countries, alternative interactions emerge that challenge our design assumptions. Nithya Sambasivan presents her research on designing for human collectives in developing countries, with examples from her prior work in India.
Sauvik Das
Apr 5, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
In the era of pervasive, connected smart things, cybersecurity depends on the complex social consequences of our security behaviors.
Wendy Ju
Mar 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
The advent of autonomous vehicles is exciting and alarming. Their success will depend on the driver-vehicle interaction.
Feb 15, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
How can online social media communities support and empower victims of sexual violence?
Satish Ramachandran
Jan 18, 2017, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Satish Ramachandran is the global head of design at Nutanix, where he applies design to reimagine enterprise computing.
Ryan Freitas
Nov 16, 2016, 4:10 pm to 5:30 pm
Ryan Freitas is the director of product design for news feeds at Facebook.