Publications and Presentations
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications
Hoffmann, A.L. (2017). Beyond distributions and primary goods: Assessing applications of Rawls in information science and technology literature since 1990. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(7), 1601-1618.
Hoffmann, A.L., Proferes, N., & Zimmer, M. (2016). “Making the world more open and connected”: Mark Zuckerberg and the discursive construction of Facebook and its users. New Media & Society, 1-20.
Haimson, O.L., & Hoffmann, A.L. (2016). Constructing and enforcing “authentic” identity online: Facebook, real names, and non-normative identities. First Monday, 21(6), n.p.
Hoffmann, A.L. & Bloom, R. (2016). Digitizing books, obscuring women’s work: Google Books, librarians, and ideologies of access. Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology, 9, n.p.
Hoffmann, A.L. (2016). Google Books, libraries, and self-respect: Information justice beyond distributions. The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy, 86(1), 76-92.
Britz, J., Hoffmann, A., Ponelis, S., Zimmer, M., & Lor, P. (2013). On considering the application of Amartya Sen’s capability approach to an information-based rights framework. Information Development, 29(2), 106-113. [PDF] (as Anthony Hoffmann)
Book Chapters, Conference Papers, and Minor Publications
Hoffmann, A.L. (forthcoming). Data, technology, and gender: Thinking about (and from) trans lives. In A. Shew & J. Pitt (eds.), Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Technology. London, UK: Routledge.
Hoffmann, A.L., & Jonas, A. (forthcoming). Recasting justice for internet and online industry research ethics. In M. Zimmer and K. Kinder-Kuranda (Eds.), Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age: New Cases and Challenges, n.p. Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang. [Pre-pub version]
Zimmer, M., & Hoffmann, A.L. (2016). Preface: A decade of Web 2.0 – Reflections, critical perspectives, and beyond. First Monday, 21(6), n.p.
Hoffmann, A.L. (2016). Social justice, self-respect, and design: Three challenges. Short paper for Exploring Social Justice, Design, and HCI, workshop at CHI 2016: The ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. San Jose, CA, USA. [PDF]
Hoffmann, A.L. (2016). Privacy, Intellectual Freedom, and Self-Respect: Technological and Philosophical Lessons for Libraries. In U. Gorham, N.G. Taylor, & P.T. Jaeger (Eds.), Perspectives on Libraries as Institutions of Human Rights and Social Justice, (n.p.). Bingley, U.K.; Emerald Group.
Thompson, H., Koepfler, J.A., Sydenham, K., & Hoffmann, A. (2013). Real Talk: A toolkit for community engagement, transparency and mobile governance. iConference 2013 Proceedings (pp. 729-732). [PDF] (as Anthony Hoffmann)
Zimmer, M., & Hoffmann, A. (2012). Privacy, context, and oversharing: Reputational challenges in a Web 2.0 world. In H. Masum & M. Tovey (Eds.), The reputation society: How online opinions are reshaping the offline world (pp. 175-174). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. (as Anthony Hoffmann)
Hoffmann, A.L. (2014). Google Books as infrastructure of injustice: Towards a sociotechnical account of Rawlsian justice, information, and technology (Doctoral dissertation). Available at UWM Digital Commons Theses and Dissertations. [PDF]
Research and Scholarly Activities
Editor, “Countercultures of Data.” Special issue of Philosophy & Technology (forthcoming, 2017).
Co-Organizer, workshop on Imagining Intersectional Futures: Feminist Approaches in CSCW. The 20th ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2017), Portland, Oregon, USA, 2017.
Invited participant, workshop on Overcoming Challenges for Infusing Ethics into the Development of Engineers, sponsored by The National Academy of Engineering and the Center for Engineering Ethics and Society, Washington D.C., 2017.
Invited participant, NSF Workshop: Social Facets of Data Science, California Polytechnic University, November, 2016.
Project participant, Data Science Reasoning: From the Classroom to the Workplace, Data & Society Research Institute, New York City, NY.
Co-Coordinator, workshop on Challenges and Futures for Ethical Social Media Research. 10th International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), Cologne, Germany. (upcoming) [link]
Fellow, Center for Technology, Society, and Policy (CTSP), “Situating Computational Research Ethics,” w/ Luke Stark
Fellow, Center for Technology, Society, and Policy (CTSP) & Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), “Value of Respect: Reclaiming the Philosophical and Political Foundations of Informed Consent,” w/ Elaine Sedenberg
Invited Participant, NSF/Sloan Workshop on Beyond IRBs: Designing Ethical Review Processes for Big Data hosted by the Future of Privacy Forum, Washington D.C. December, 2015
Invited Participant, Alan Turing Institute Workshop on The Ethics of Data Science: The Landscape for the Alan Turing Institute, University of Oxford. November, 2015
Co-Editor, A Decade of Web 2.0 – Reflections, Critical Perspectives, and Beyond. Special issue of First Monday [2016, w/ Michael Zimmer]
Selected Participant, Doctoral Colloquium, iConference, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany, March, 2014
Selected Participant, Values in Design Workshop, University of California- Irvine, Irvine, CA, August, 2012
Selected Participant, Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme, Oxford Internet Institute. University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, July 9-20, 2012.
Project Assistant, Internet Research Ethics Digital Library, Resource Center and Commons, Dr. Elizabeth Buchanan (PI), funded by the National Science Foundation, 2009-2011
Researcher, Access to Libraries and Information: Towards a Fairer World, IFLA/FAIFE World Report, University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2008 (Report available at: http://www.ifla-world-report.org/)
Presentations and Panels
Data Violence: Dignity, Discrimination, and Algorithmic Identity. Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference. Austin, TX. April, 2017.
Toward a Conception of Data Violence. Terms of Privacy: Intimacies, Exposures, Exceptions. McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. November, 2016.
The Value of Respect: Reclaiming the Philosophical and Political Foundations of Informed Consent. The 9th Annual Privacy Law Scholars Conference. (Paper workshop.) George Washington University, Washington, D.C. June, 2016. (w/ Elaine Sedenberg)
Non-Normative Identities and the Sociotechnical Bases of Self-Respect. 2016 IEEE Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology. Vancouver, Canada. May, 2016.
Invited speaker, Qualitative Methods Group. UC Berkeley D-Lab, February, 2016. (Discussing discourse analysis with UCB graduate students across the social sciences.)
The Value of Respect: Reclaiming the Philosophical and Political Foundations of Informed Consent. The Ethics of Data Science: The Landscape for the Alan Turing Institute (Workshop). Alan Turing Institute, University of Oxford. November, 2015. (w/ Elaine Sedenberg)
Privacy Is Dead, the End of Theory, and Other Things People Shout On the Internet: A Conversation About Ethics, Power, and Data Science. Data Dialogs 2015. University of California, Berkeley. November, 2015. (w/ Nathan Good)
Invited panelist, Privacy, Intimacy, and Forced Disclosure: Insights from Facebook, Tinder, and Ashley Madison. 2015 Business Law Journal Symposium on Corporate Data Breaches: Learning from Sony, Ashley Madison, and Target. University of California, Davis. November, 2015.
Engaging with Issues of Social Justice in Higher Education. Internet Research 16: The 16th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Phoenix, AZ, USA. October, 2015. (Fishbowl discussion with Ruth Deller, Terri Senft, and Andrea Guzman)
Teaching Ethics in Big Data and Social Media: Bridging Theory and Practice in the Classroom. Internet Research 16: The 16th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers. Phoenix, AZ, USA. October, 2015. (Roundtable discussion with Shawn Walker, Jim Thatcher, and Jean Donahue)
Academic Researchers on Social Data’s Critical Frontiers: A Conversation with Anna Lauren Hoffmann, Jim Thatcher, and Shawn Walker. Big Boulder 2015. Boulder, Colorado, USA. June, 2015.
Privacy and Control in Mark Zuckerberg’s Discourse on Facebook. Internet Research 15.0 – Association of Internet Researcher’s Conference. Daegu, Korea. October 2014. (w/ Michael Zimmer)
Google Books, Libraries, and the Gender of Access. Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies Colloquium. University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. October 2014. (w/ Raina Bloom)
Google Books as Infrastructure of In/Justice. Internet Research 14.0 – Association of Internet Researchers Conference. Denver, CO. October, 2013.
“Mutual Connexions”: Technology, Infrastructure, and the Scope of Social Justice. Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S). San Diego, CA. October, 2013.
Just Things: Justice, Technology, and the Limits of Liberal Egalitarianism. 18th International Conference of the Society for Philosophy and Technology. Lisbon, Portugal. July, 2013.
Rewiring Rawls: Towards a Sociotechnical Critique of Justice As Fairness, Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. July, 2012.
Rewiring Rawls: Social Justice, Technology, and the Information Society, The 4th ICTs and Society Conference: Critique, Democracy, and Philosophy in the 21st Century Information Society, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. May, 2012.
The Social (Network) Contract: On Facebook, Persons, and Information Property, The Midwest Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. February, 2012
“Mutual Connexions:” On Obligation and the Scope of Justice in the Information Society, Center for Information Policy Research Brown Bag Research Lunch, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. November, 2011
New Directions For INSEIT (panel presentation), Computer Ethics/Philosophical Enquiry, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. June, 2011
Me, not Mine: Facebook, Ontic Informational Beings, and the Problem with Information as Property, Connections 2011: The Great Lakes Information Science Conference, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. May, 2011
Me, not Mine: Facebook, Ontic Informational Beings, and the Problem with Information as Property, Theorizing the Web, University of Maryland- College Park, MD. April, 2011
I, Me, Mine: Facebook’s Philosophy and Personal Information as Property, Internet Research 11.0 – Association of Internet Researchers Conference, Göteborg, Sweden. October, 2010
Rethinking Roles, Reinforcing Ethics: Intellectual Authority in the Digital Era, 95th Annual Convention of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. November, 2009
Oversharing: A Critical Discourse Analysis, Internet Research 10.0 – Association of Internet Researchers Conference, Milwaukee, WI. October, 2009
New Directions for Information Justice, Computer Ethics/Philosophical Enquiry, Corfu, Greece. June, 2009 (with Dr. Keith Miller, UI-Springfield)