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Appointments

Associate Professor, iSchool and Legal Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2016-present)

Assistant Professor, iSchool and Legal Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2010-2016)

Faculty Affiliate, University of Wisconsin Law School (2010-present)

Senior Advisor, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2012

Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics and Health Law Policy, Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown University, 2008-2010

Law Clerk, Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, Wisconsin Supreme Court, 2006-2008

Education

Ph.D.   University of Wisconsin, Madison (2006)
J.D.      University of Wisconsin Law School (2003)
M.A      University of Tennessee  (1999)
B.A.      College of William and Mary (1992)

Publications

“Privacy, Transparency, and Accountability in the NSA’s Bulk Metadata Program” Privacy, Security, and Accountability (Adam Moore, ed.) (Rowman & Littlefield International, in press)

Deven McGraw, Sarah M. Greene, Caroline S. Miner, Karen L. Staman, Mary Jane Welch, and Alan Rubel, “Privacy and Confidentiality in Pragmatic Clinical Trials,” Clinical Trials 12(5) (October 2015): 520-529

“Privacy in Learning Analytics: An Information Ethics Perspective,” Forthcoming in The Information Society (2015) (with Kyle Jones)

“Four Facets of Privacy and Intellectual Freedom in Licensing Contracts for Electronic Journals,” College & Research Libraries 76(4) (May 2015): 427-449  (with Mei Zhang) [P]  [preprint]

“Privacy and Positive Intellectual Freedom,” Forthcoming in Journal of Social Philosophy (2014) [P]

“Autonomy, Surveillance, and Privacy,” in The Routledge Companion to Bioethics (John Arras, Rebecca Kukla, and Elizabeth Fenton, eds.) (forthcoming 2014) [invited]

“A Framework for Analyzing and Comparing Privacy States,” forthcoming in JASIST: The Journal of the American Society for Information Society and Technology (2014) (with Ryan Biava) [P] [ssrn]

“Libraries, Electronic Resources, and Privacy: The Case for Positive Intellectual Freedom,” Library Quarterly 84(2) (April 2014):183-208 [P] [article] [ssrn]

“Privacy and Pervasive Surveillance,” Uberveillance and the Social Implications of Microchip Implants: Emerging Technologies (K. Michael and MG Michael, eds.) (2014) [P]

“Profiling, Information  Collection, and the Value of Rights,” Criminal Justice Ethics 32(3)(2013): 210-230 [P] [article]

“Justifying Public Health Surveillance: Basic Interests, Unreasonable Exercise, and Privacy,” Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 22(1): 1-33 (2012) [P] (ssrn)

“The Particularized Judgment Account of Privacy,” Res Publica 17(3): 275-290 (2011) [P]

“Nanotechnology, Sensors, and Rights to Privacy,” Public Affairs Quarterly 24(2): 131-153 (2010) [P]

“Local Trans Fat Bans and Consumer Autonomy,” American Journal of Bioethics 10(3): 41-42 (2010) [P]

“Privacy,” Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society, (David Guston, ed., Sage Press) (2010) [invited]

“Privacy and the USA Patriot Act: Rights, the Value of Rights, and Autonomy,” Law and Philosophy 26(2) 119-159 (2007) [P]

“Do Genetically Engineered Animals Raise New Issues for the GE Food Labeling Debate?” in Labeling  Genetically Modified Foods  (Paul Weirich, ed., Environmental Ethics and Science Policy Series, Oxford University Press): 63-87 (2007) (with Robert Streiffer)

“Claims to Privacy and the Distributed Value View,” San Diego Law Review 44(4) 921-956 (2007) [invited]

“Some Questions for the Barrier Theory: Comments on ‘The Right to Privacy Unveiled,’” San Diego Law Review 44(4) 801-808 (2007) [invited]

“Medical Privacy and the Public’s Right to Vote: What Presidential Candidates Should Disclose,” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31(4): 417-439 (2006) [P] (with Robert Streiffer and Julie Fagan)

“Respecting the Autonomy of European and American Consumers: Defending Positive Labels on GM Foods,” Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 18(1): 75-84 (2005) [P] (with Robert Streiffer)

“Democratic Principles and Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods,” Public Affairs Quarterly 18(3): 223-248 (2004) [P] (with Robert Streiffer)

“Choice Versus Autonomy in the GM Food Debate,” AgBioForum 6(3): 141-142 (2003) [P] (with Robert Streiffer)

 

Papers Presented

“What’s Wrong with Bulk Metadata Collection?”  Kercher Symposium Lecture Series, Western Michigan University Criminal Justice Program, October 2015 [invited]

“Student Privacy in Course Management Systems,” Western Michigan University Sociology Department, October 2015 [invited]

“What Language Should Academic Libraries Use in Licenses for Electronic Resources,” National Information Standards Organization, Symposium to Build Consensus Framework to Support Patron Privacy in Digital Library and Information Systems, May 2015

“Metadata Collection and Legal Archetypes: Jurisprudence and National Security Law,” Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review Symposium on Technology, Privacy, and the Law, University Michigan Law School, February 2015 [invited]; Holtz Center for Science and Technology Studies Brownbag, March 2015

“Against Trust: Bulk Metadata Collection, Statutory Interpretation, and the Liberalism of Fear,” American Society for Information Science and Technology, Policy Interest Group Workshop, Seattle, WA, October 2014

“Privacy and Learning Analytics,” SLIS Brownbag, UW, May 2014; LASI-Local, July 2014

“Getting Privacy Right in National Security Surveillance,” Information Ethics Roundtable, Edmonton, Alberta, April 2014

“Four Facets of Privacy and Intellectual Freedom in Licensing Contracts for Electronic Journals,”    Privacy Law Scholars Conference, Washington, DC, June 2014

“Ethical Analysis of Privacy Concerns in the Era of Genomic Medicine,” Center for Professional Bioethics, Kansas City, MO, November 2013 [invited]

“What Did Elsevier Know, and When Did They Know It?: Privacy in Licenses for Electronic Journals in University Libraries” (with Mei Zhang) Information Ethics Roundtable, University of Washington iSchool, Seattle, WA, April 2013

“A Framework for Comparing Privacy States” iConference 2013, Fort Worth, TX, February 2013; Privacy Law Scholars Conference 2013, Berkeley, CA.

“Public Health Surveillance and Representations of Autonomy,”
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, DC, October 2012

“Privacy, Technology, and Varieties of Freedom,” Information Ethics Roundtable, Hunter College, CUNY, April 2012

“A Framework for Analyzing Electronic Resources, Privacy, and Intellectual Freedom” Libraries in the Digital Age, Zadar, Croatia, June 2012; iConference 2013, Fort Worth, TX, February 2013 (Special Workshop on Information Privacy)

“The Perfect Enforcement Limitation on Criminalization” Conference on Criminalization, University of Stirling, Scotland, September 2011

“Information Access, Privacy, and Positive Intellectual Freedom,”
World Congress of Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, August 2011

“Privacy as Second-Best Liberal Neutrality” Holtz Center, March 2011; Society for Philosophy and Technology Annual Meeting, University of North Texas, May 2011

“Information and Its Function in Securing the Full Value of Human Rights” Information Ethics Roundtable, University of Arizona, April 2011

“Rethinking Public Health Surveillance,” Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, October 2009; various audiences January-March 2010.

“Piecemeal Privacy Protections and Personal Health Records,”
Greenwall Foundation Meeting, New York, June 2009

“The Particularized Judgment Account of Privacy,” Indiana University Law School-Bloomington, November 2007; University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Philosophy, November 2007; University at Albany-SUNY Department of Philosophy, February 2008; Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, February 2008.

“Nanotechnology, Sensors, and Rights to Privacy,” “Nanosensors and the Fourth Amendment” Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center external advisory committee, February 2006; Science, Democracy, and Public Policy Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, March 2006; Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, July 2009

“Claims to Privacy and the Distributed Value View,” Conference on Informational Privacy: Philosophical Foundations and Legal Implications, University of San Diego Law School, Institute for Law and Philosophy, April 2007

Commentary on Samuel C. Rickless, “The Right to Privacy Unveiled,”
Conference on Informational Privacy: Philosophical Foundations and Legal Implications, University of San Diego Law School Institute for Law and Philosophy, April 2007

“Democratic Principles and Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Engineered Food,” (with Robert Streiffer) American Society for Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Austin, TX, June 2003; American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, October 2003; Science, Democracy, and Public Policy Seminar, University of Wisconsin, Madison, December 2005

“Do Genetically Engineered Animals Raise New Issues for the GE Food Labeling Debate?” (with Robert Streiffer), Conference on Labeling Genetically Modified Food, University of Missouri-Columbia, November 2005

“The PATRIOT Act and a Warranted Concern Account of Privacy,”
Colloquium on Privacy, University of Utah Philosophy Department, April 2004

“Speech, Privacy, and the Priority of Basic Liberties,”
Conference on Value Inquiry, Grand Forks, ND, April 2003

“Attention Deficit Disorder and the Genetic Disease Concept,”
(with Jonathan Kaplan) American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, October 1999

“What’s a Benefit?: Future Person Regarding Morality in Parfit’s Reasons and Persons,” Tennessee Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 1998

INVITED TALKS
“Genome Sequencing and the Problem of Justice,” Center for Practical Bioethics, November 2013, Kansas City, MO.

“Privacy:”  Madison Public Library, Choose Privacy Week

“Privacy and Second Best Liberal Neutrality,” STS Brownbag March 2011

“The Future of Privacy in an Internet Age,” Rights Symposium, Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution, University of Wisconsin, Madison, April 2011