The Data Institute
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Ali Alkhatib is a social computing researcher trained in Computer Science and Anthropology. His research explores how people relate to artificial intelligence and technology broadly, and attempts to situate those relationships in historical backdrops and ontological foundations using scholarship from the social sciences. Ali studied Computer Science at Stanford and earned a BA in Anthropology & B.S. in Informatics from UC Irvine.
Razvan Amironesei was most recently a visiting scholar in the Department of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego, where he chaired a multicampus faculty research group on algorithms and politics. His PhD dissertation in philosophy was devoted to the relationship between biopower and the concept of life, where he engaged with a sociological and theoretical analysis of Human-computer interaction technologies, in particular the question of brain surveillance.
Nana Young is a global health bioethicist. Her research interests include ethical implications of disruptive technology, algorithmic justice, and harnessing the power of artificial intelligence to drive ethical, sustainable development in low and middle-income countries. Nana has an MA in Bioethics & Science Policy from Duke University and a BA in sociology from Princeton.
Ali Alkhatib was a Data Ethics Fellow in 2020/2021 and is currently serving as Interim Director for the Center for Applied Data Ethics.