Frances Grodzinsky, Ph.D.

Frances Grodzinsky, Ph.D.

Professor and Co-Director of Hersher Inst. of Applied Ethics

Dr. Grodzinky's teaching focus includes Computer Ethics, Software Engineering, Systems Analysis and Design, Networking, and Human Computer Interaction. Her  research focuses on issues related to society and technology. She has presented internationally on topics such as autonomous agency, open source, privacy, intellectual property and the responsibility of software developers.  Dr. Grodzinsky joined the Sacred Heart University faculty in 1985.

Degrees and Certifications

    • University of Illinois, 1980
    • MCIS, University of New Haven, 1986
    • MA, University of Illinois, 1969

Publications and Presentations

    Dr. Grodzinsky has been published widely. Her most recent work includes Grodzinsky, Tavani, “ Privacy in “the Cloud”: Applying Nissenbaum’sTheory of Contextual Integrity ACM SIGCAS Computers and Society Volume 41 Issue 1,  October 2011  New York, NY, USA  pp. 38-47; F. Grodzinsky, K. Miller and M. Wolf. Moral responsibility for computing artifacts: “The Rules” and issues of trust. The Social Impact of Social Computing Proceedings of the 12th International Conference, Ethicomp 2011, Sheffield Hallam University Sheffield, UK., pp. 194-201. Grodzinsky, Miller, Wolf. “Towards a model of trust and e-trust processes using object oriented methodologies.  Ethicomp 2010. Ed. Arias-Oliva, Bynaum, Rogerson, Torres-Coronas. Universitat Rovira I Virgili, p. 265- 272.

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Frances Grodzinsky

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