Current Projects: Blockchain Humanities Lab & Digital Interests Lab & New Book!
Forthcoming: Ethical Data Science: Prediction in the Public Interest Oxford University Press.
- Bachelor of Arts – Brown University – Department of Computer Science
- Masters in Library and Information Science – Rutgers University
- PhD in Information Systems – The George Washington University
Anne L. Washington is Public Interest Technologist serving as an Assistant Professor of Data Policy at the NYU Steinhardt School. Her expertise on public sector information currently addresses the emerging governance needs of data science. The National Science Foundation has funded her research multiple times including a prestigious 5-year NSF CAREER grant on open government data. Her data-intensive projects draw on both interpretive research methods and computational text analysis.
She holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University, a graduate degree from Rutgers University, and a doctorate in Information Systems and Technology Management from The George Washington University School of Business. Prior to completing her doctorate, she had extensive work experience with the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress, Barclays Global Investors, and Apple Computer. Professor Washington serves on the Advisory Boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the Open Government Foundation.
Updated: May 2023