News  |    |  May 4, 2020

Harvard Carr Center Announces Technology and Human Rights Advisory Committee and New Technology and Human Rights Fellows

News Article. Published on the Carr Center website.

The Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School is proud to announce a new advisory committee composed of leading scholars and experts in technology and human rights, in addition to its newest cohort of Technology and Human Rights Fellows. The cohort includes 15 individuals from around the globe dedicated to advancing human rights in the age of technology. Their work with the center will begin in fall 2020.

Members of the Technology and Human Rights Advisory Committee include:

  • Mathias Risse, Committee Head; Faculty Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration, HKS
  • David Eaves, Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS
  • Nien-hĂȘ Hsieh, Professor of Business Administration, HBS
  • Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science & Technology, HKS
  • Sushma Raman, Ex-officio; Executive Director, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
  • Bruce Schneier, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS
  • James Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Computer Science, SEAS
  • Shoshana Zuboff, Charles Edward Wilson Professor of Business Administration, HBS, Emeritus

The 2020-2021 Technology and Human Rights Fellows strengthen the Carr Center’s mission to educate the next generation of leaders in human rights policy and practice; and to provide knowledge to organizations, states, policymakers, and corporations.

Under the guidance of Mathias Risse, Faculty Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration at the Harvard Kennedy School, the fellows will spend the next academic year building projects related to the impact of the future of work on racial minorities, business and human rights, international law and cyberspace, and the UN guiding principles, among other projects. [ . . . ]