Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas


  • States of Surveillance
  • Lecture
  • 10/1/2015
  • 19:30-20:30
  • The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
  • Host: The Commons, Institute for Policy & Social Research
Event Description
Dr. Alessandro Acquisti investigates the economics of privacy and disclosure behavior in online social networks, and the application of behavioral economics to the study of privacy and information security decision making. Dr. Acquisti is Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University and an Andrew Carnegie Fellow (inaugural class). He is also co-director of CMU Center for Behavioral Decision Research and a member of the CMU Usable Privacy and Security Laboratory, of CMU CyLab, and of the National Academies' Committee on public response to alerts and warnings using social media and associated privacy considerations.