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Karen Levy

Assistant Professor

Karen Levy is an Assistant Professor of Information Science at Cornell University and Associated Faculty at Cornell Law School. Her research focuses on social, legal, and ethical dimensions of emerging technologies, with particular focus on surveillance and privacy, as well as technology’s effects on marginalized groups. Her current book project, Data Driven, examines the development of legal and organizational surveillance in the United States trucking industry. Dr. Levy holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Princeton University and a J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Expertise

  • surveillance;
  • monitoring;
  • law ;
  • social impacts of technology;
  • organizations
“Economic sociology is a science concerning itself with the interpretive understanding of social economic action and thereby with a causal explanation of its course and consequences.”— Max Weber