Who I Am

I am Anna Lauren Hoffmann, a trans woman and scholar working at the intersections of information, technology, culture, and ethics. I am currently a postdoctoral researcher with the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley.

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My Research

My research centers on issues in information, data, identity, and ethics, with particular attention to the ways in which discourses, design, and uses of technology, information systems, and data science can promote or hinder the pursuit of social justice today.

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My Writing

Beyond my scholarly research and publications, I actively contribute to broader public discussions of ethics, information, data, social media, identity, and privacy. I also produce creative works and reflective essays on music, culture, and identity.

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In the Classroom

For nearly a decade, I have been teaching information technology ethics, as well foundational concepts in information, media, and culture. More recently, my teaching has centered on ethical and political concerns for data scientists and researchers.

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