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University of Michigan School of Information


Research seminar in information

Fall 2022 Offerings:

SI 710-076: Algorithms, Discrimination, and Justice (S. Schoenebeck)

The course will examine how algorithmic technologies can perpetuate discrimination against individuals and groups and will explore justice frameworks for combatting harms. Each week will cover a new module, ranging from policing to healthcare to influencers to crypto. Students will design their final deliverable with close advisement from the instructor.  

SI 710-127: Science of Science (M. Teplitskiy)

This seminar investigates how social and institutional factors affect scientific discovery and innovation more broadly. The readings will come from across the social sciences, particularly sociology and economics.