Green Family Lecture Series: “Fairness, Justice, and … Algorithms?” by Cynthia Dwork

July 14, 2022

Speaker Bio

Cynthia Dwork, Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at Harvard, Affiliated Faculty at Harvard Law School and Department of Statistics, and Distinguished Scientist at Microsoft, is renowned for placing privacy-preserving data analysis on a mathematically rigorous foundation. She has also made seminal contributions in algorithmic fairness, cryptography, and distributed computing, and is the recipient of numerous awards including the IEEE Hamming Medal and the ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award. Dwork is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Engineering, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society.