A training and research program in partnership with the Data Science Institute (DSI), the Center for Data Ethics and Justice is led by William and Linda Porterfield Chair in Bioethics and UVA Professor of Anthropology Jarrett Zigon.

The Center for Data Ethics and Justice is committed to ethical reflection and imagination regarding the most pressing challenges of a data-driven and increasingly automated society.  Beginning from a relational ethics approach, our work is particularly concerned with the possibility of responsivity and attuned care, justice, and the good life in a networked world, where to be human is always to be intertwined with technologies.  From the challenges of bias, discrimination and inequality, to those posed by artificial intelligence, to the promise of openness, the Center for Data Ethics and Justice fosters research and education that critically engages these with the intent of offering alternative and innovative responses to help build a better world for all.

 

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