The Privacy & Sociotechnical Systems Rhythm lab focuses on researching methodologies and developing privacy-enhancing tools to help incorporate a socially meaningful conception of privacy which meets peoples' expectations and is ethically defensible.
Research Interests (see selected publications)
- Usable privacy
- Sociotechnical systems
- Contextual Integrity: Theory and Applications
- Information Technology Policy
If you are interested in working on any of the above or other privacy related research topics, please check out the opportunities to join the lab.
- New publication: "Stop the Spread: A Contextual Integrity Perspective on the Appropriateness of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates"New paper on a contextual integrity perspective of COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates with Shikun Zhang (CMU), Yuanyuan Feng (UVN), Helen Nissenbaum (DLI, Cornell Tech), Norman Sadeh (CMU) We present an empirical study exploring how privacy influences the acceptance of vaccination certificate (VC) deployments across different realistic usage scenarios. The study employed the privacy framework of Contextual […]
- A paper on GKC-CI unifying framework for contextual norms and information governance was published in Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. GKC‐CI : A unifying framework for contextual norms and information governance by Shvartzshnaider, Y.; Sanfilippo, M. R.; and Apthorpe, A summary of the paper is available in Information Matters blog
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