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Informing the Debate on Digital Technology and Society

The Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences. In keeping with the strong University tradition of service, the Center’s research, teaching, and events address digital technologies as they interact with society.

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Arvind Narayanan announced Recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Congratulations to Arvind Narayanan, Associate Professor of Computer Science, for being named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). PECASE is "the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to scientists...

Sociologist Matthew Salganik to lead Center for Information Technology Policy

Matthew Salganik, a professor of sociology who has pioneered uses of data and digital technologies in social research, has been appointed interim director of Princeton University's Center for Information Technology Policy. Salganik, whose appointment starts July 1,...

CITP Director Ed Felten is a member of the Encryption Working Group for the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Cyber Policy Initiative

The Cyber Policy Initiative for The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has convened a small working group of experts to analyze future trends regarding encryption. CITP Director Ed Felten is a member of the group, which has been working together for over a...

DuckDuckGo Gift to Expand Technology Policy Research at CITP

DuckDuckGo gifts the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) $600,000 to support research and other scholarly activities in the center. In keeping with its interdisciplinary nature, CITP will continue to work on a wide range of topics at the intersection of...

CITP Technology Policy Clinic Launch

The Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton is pleased to launch CITP’s technology policy clinic. The center’s newest initiative will focus on engaging CITP students and scholars on the real-world technology policy process. The clinic will be led by...

Edward Felten announced as winner of the 2019 Computing Research Association’s Distinguished Service Award

Edward Felten, The Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, and founding director of CITP, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award by the Computing Research Association. Ed is a member of the United States Privacy...

CITP is hiring two of the six Schmidt Data Scientists for a new project sponsored by a major gift from Schmidt Futures

"Princeton University researchers will push the limits of data science by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning across the research spectrum in an interdisciplinary pilot project made possible through a major gift from Schmidt Futures," and CITP will...

CITP and Princeton’s Center for Human Values Collaborate on AI and Ethics

The interdisciplinary research project “Princeton Dialogues of AI and Ethics” between CITP and the Center for Human Values (UCHV) is currently being featured on Princeton University’s home page. CITP’s director Ed Felten states that the project’s “vision is to take...

Congratulations to Ed Felten on Being Confirmed as a Member of the U.S. Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

On Thursday, October 11, 2018, the U.S. Senate confirmed Ed Felten, the director of CITP and the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science and Public Affairs, as a member to the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, a bipartisan agency within the executive...

CITP Joins Ripple’s University Research Collaboration to Accelerate Innovation in Blockchain & Cryptocurrency

CITP is pleased to announce its participation in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a new program founded by Ripple to support academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. CITP will receive a...

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