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Nov 13 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Documenting Aftermath: Information Infrastructures in the Wake of Disasters

Please join us on November 13th 2019, for a lecture by Dr. Megan Finn, Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. Dr. Finn will discuss her latest book, Documenting Aftermath: Information Infrastructures in the Wake of Disasters, which focuses on post-earthquake communication practices. The event will be held at the Global Resilience Institute located at 177 Huntington Avenue, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02115 from 12 pm – 1 pm.

RSVPs are required. For registration, please click here.

About the Speaker

Dr. Megan Finn is the author of Documenting Aftermath (2018) with MIT Press. She teaches information policy and ethics at University of Washington's School of Information where she is an assistant professor. Dr. Finn is a faculty member of the DataLab at the Information School, and at the eScience Institute where, as a part of the data science studies group, she convenes a talk series called Data Then and Now. She is currently working on an NSF-sponsored project on ethical practices in computer security research and on a project connecting publics with science data.