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Informing the Debate on Digital Technology and Society

The Center for Information Technology Policy is a nexus of expertise in technology, engineering, public policy, and the social sciences. Our researchers work to better understand and improve the relationship between technology and society, with a particular focus on data science in the service of humanity, privacy and security, and digital public infrastructure and platforms.

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CITP Executive Committee Member Jennifer Rexford Named Provost of Princeton University

This story was originally published on the Princeton University home page November 22, 2022 Denise Valenti, Office of Communications Nov. 22, 2022, 11 a.m. Jennifer Rexford, the Gordon Y.S. Wu Professor in Engineering, professor and department chair in computer...

CITP Launches the Digital Witness Lab to Help Journalists Track Bad Actors on Platforms

CITP Launches the Digital Witness Lab Research Hub to Help Journalists Track Bad Actors on Platforms Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) is excited to announce the launch of the Digital Witness Lab — an innovative research laboratory...

Apply now for the 2023-24 Emerging Scholars Program

The CITP Emerging Scholars Program is a post-baccalaureate program that brings in people who have a bachelor’s degree for two-year staff positions at CITP. The program provides intensive research and/or work experience with real impact, along with coursework, and...

CITP Annual Call for Fellows Program

CITP is now accepting applications for the CITP Fellows Program, a competitive, fully-funded, in-residence program that supports scholars and professionals in research tied to CITP’s three broad focus areas: Platforms & Digital Infrastructure; Data Science, AI &...

CITP Tools Help Journalists Uncover Disparities in Internet Service that Hurt Low-Income Customers

CITP Tools Help Journalists Uncover Disparities in Internet Service that Hurt Low-Income Customers At the core of CITP’s mission is the examination of how technology impacts society. That includes citizens in low-income and marginalized communities who rely on...

The Center for Information Technology Policy Welcomes Two New Princeton Professors to Our Community

Maria Apostolaki, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Pramod Viswanath, the Forrest G. Hamrick Professor in Engineering, were both nominated by CITP Interim Director Prateek Mittal to join CITP as associated faculty members. "Both Maria...

Job Alert! CITP is hiring a professor …

Job Alert!  CITP is hiring a professor with expertise at the nexus of technology and society. The position is for an assistant, associate or full professor focused on understanding and improving the relationship between technology and society. Our priorities include...

Meet the 10 New Researchers Who Have Joined the CITP Community

By Karen Rouse CITP Welcomed ten new faces to Sherrerd Hall this fall - 9 fellows and one graduate student. In his welcome address to the new visitors, CITP Interim Director Prateek Mittal said CITP has a “tremendous track record in academic research and creating...

Undergraduate Technology & Society Certificate Program 

The Technology and Society certificate combines courses and independent work focused on information technology and society. The program aims to help Princeton students better understand how technology drives social change, how society shapes technology, and how...

Technology Policy Clinic

The clinic aims to stimulate cutting-edge research at CITP and engage students and scholars in pragmatic policy discussions concerning emerging technologies.  

Fellows Program

The CITP fellows program offers scholars and practitioners from diverse backgrounds the opportunity to join the center’s community and to enrich the center’s intellectual life.   

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