This project will develop and validate a new research instrument enabling quantitative and comparative assessment of the privacy expectations and behaviors of exposure-sensitive populations’ such as immigrants, religious minorities and other adults. It will focus in particular on how these expectations and behaviors are misaligned with objective privacy risks.
This work will focus on emotions and users’ attitudes towards emotion recognition technologies to contribute to our knowledge about socially and ethically responsible use and treatment of data in algorithmic decision-making that impacts humans’ personal lives.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) youth use the internet as a vital resource for finding health information. Understanding the role of the internet and social media in the online health education information practices of LGBTQ+ youth will inform how to best meet their information needs.
This research examines the causes and consequences of online platforms banning users and content that do not actually violate site policies, or fall into gray areas with respect to site policies and community norms.