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Ken Fleischmann

Associate Professor

Specialization(s)

Information and Human Values, Value Sensitive Design, Information Ethics, Science and Technology Studies, Computational Social Science

Bio

Kenneth R. Fleischmann is an Associate Professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin. His research focuses on understanding the role of human values in the design and use of information technologies, developing new technologies for ethics education and evaluating the effectiveness of ethics education for preparing information professionals for the ethical challenges that they will face in the workforce, and developing new approaches for computational social science through collaboration with computational linguists. His research has been funded by nine grants and fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as well as funding from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), and has been published in journals such as Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Communications of the ACM, Computer, and The Information Society. He serves as an Associate Editor of The Information Society.

  • 2004 Ph.D., Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 2002 M.S., Science and Technology Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • 1999 B.A., Computer Science and Anthropology (Summa Cum Laude, with Honors), Case Western Reserve University


Year Semester Course Number Course Title
2018 Spring INF 350G Information in Society: Trust & Transparency In The Information Society
2018 Spring INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Trust & Transparency In The Information Society
2017 Fall INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Information Ethics
2017 Fall INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Trust & Transparency In The Information Society
2017 Fall INF 350G Information in Society: Information Ethics
2017 Fall INF 350G Information in Society: Trust & Transparency In The Information Society
2017 Fall IMS 381 Identity in Society & Community
2017 Spring INF 350G Information in Society: Trust & Transparency In The Information Society
2017 Spring INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Trust & Transparency In The Information Society
2017 Spring INF 380C Information in Social and Cultural Context
2016 Fall INF 380E Perspectives on Information
2016 Fall INF 380E Perspectives on Information
2016 Spring INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Identity in Society and Communities-RESTRICTED [MSIMS]
2015 Fall INF 380C Information in Social and Cultural Context
2015 Fall INF 391D.11 The Research Enterprise - RESTRICTED
2015 Spring INF 391D.12 Disciplinary Foundations For Information Studies - RESTRICTED
2014 Fall INF 380C Information in Social and Cultural Context
2014 Fall INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Information Ethics
2013 Fall INF 385T Special Topics in Information Science: Information Ethics
2013 Spring INF 380C Information in Social and Cultural Context
2012 Fall INF 380C Information in Social and Cultural Context
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