Eden Medina is Associate Professor of Informatics and Computing, Director of the Rob Kling Center for
Social Informatics, Affiliated Associate Professor of Law, and Adjunct
Associate Professor of History at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her
research and teaching address the social, historical, and legal
dimensions of our increasingly data-driven world, including the
relationship of technology to human rights and free expression, the
relationship of political innovation and technological innovation, and
the ways that human and political values shape technological design.
Medina's writings also use science and technology as a way to broaden
understandings of Latin American history and the geography of
At Indiana University, she teaches courses in social informatics,
information ethics, technology and the First Amendment, geographies of
technology, history of technology, and the social studies of science and
New Affiliation: I'm excited to announce that I am now Affiliated Associate Professor of Law at Maurer School of Law.
Spring travel: This spring I will be traveling to Stanford, Princeton, NYU, and Yale. You can also catch me at the AHA Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
New article: Eden Medina, "Rethinking Algorithmic Regulation," Kybernetes, 44 (6/7)(2015): 1005-1019.
Sabbatical: I will be in Santiago, Chile from the end of August to the beginning of January working on the research project "How Data Become Law: Computer-Mediated Evidence in Cases of Human Rights Violations."
Congratulations to my doctoral student David Nemer, who will begin as an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky School of Library and Information Science this fall!
New Book Review: Eden Medina, "Book Review of Conflicts in the Knowledge Society: The Contentious Politics of Intellectual Property by Sebastian Haunss
," Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66 (4) (2015): 869-871.