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Dr. Lindsay Weinberg

Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of the Tech Justice Lab

Lindsay Weinberg


B.A. Binghamton University, Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz

Current Courses

HONR 19901: Evolution of Ideas: Privacy

HONR 299: Honors Mentors

HONR 399: Surveillance and Society

HONR 460: Technological Justice

Professional Website

Recent Publications

Lindsay Weinberg, “From Smart Cities to Wise Cities: Studying Abroad in Digital Urban Space,” forthcoming in Frontiers: International Journal of Study Abroad.

Lindsay Weinberg, “Rethinking Fairness: An Interdisciplinary Survey of Critiques of Hegemonic ML Fairness Approaches,” Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 74 (2022): 75-109.

Lindsay Weinberg, “Mental Health and the Self-Tracking Student,” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience 7, no. 1 (2021): 1-27.

Lindsay Weinberg, “Feminist Research Ethics and Student Privacy in the Age of AI,” Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience 6, no. 2 (2020): 1-10.

Awards and Accolades

Ross-Lynn Summer Supplement Award ($6,750), Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships, Purdue University, 2021
Teaching for Tomorrow Award ($1,500), Office of the Provost, Purdue University, 2021
Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award, Honors College, Purdue University, 2020
Excellence in Global and Community Engagement, Honors College, Purdue University, 2019


Indiana Humanities INcommon Grant ($5,000), “Talking Race: Peer Education and Community Empowerment,” Co-PI (PI: Dr. Megha Anwer), Purdue University, 2020

NSF Program on Fairness in Artificial Intelligence in Collaboration with Amazon grant ($216,908), “Identifying, Measuring, and Mitigating Fairness Issues in AI,” Co-PI (PI: Dr. Chris Clifton; Co-PIs: Murat Kantarcioglu; Blaise Ur; Christopher Yeomans), Purdue University, 2019

NSF Science, Technology, and Society Program grant ($28,290), “Digital Forensics as Open Source Pedagogy” workshop, PI (Co-PI: Jason Parry), Purdue University, 2019


Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence Enabling Inclusion Grant ($3,500), “Data Promises and Perils in the Time of COVID,” PI (Co-PIs: Dr. Faithe Day, Dr. Danielle Walker, Dr. Risa Cromer), Purdue University, 2020

Teaching Leadership Award Fellow ($3,000), Purdue Teaching Academy & Center for Instructional Excellence (collaborator: Dr. Megha Anwer), Purdue University, 2020


Dr. Lindsay Weinberg is a clinical assistant professor in the Honors College at Purdue University, and the Director of the Tech Justice Lab. Her research and teaching are at the intersection of science and technology studies, media studies, and feminist studies, with an emphasis on the social and ethical impacts of digital technology. She is interested in the constitutive role that history and unequal power relations play in shaping the design, application, and reception of technological innovations.

Her work has appeared in Lateral, Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, Impost: A Journal of Critical and Creative Work, the Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research, Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience, and Frontiers:International Journal of Study Abroad. Her book project, tentatively titled “Smart Campus: Education and Surveillance in the Age of Austerity,” examines the proliferation of digital tools for higher education governance, and their impacts on marginalized people within and beyond the university’s walls. She has been the recipient of internal and external grants to support research, seminars, and workshops concerning the justice-related implications of digital technology, including from the National Science Foundation, the Indiana Humanities, and the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence.

Contact Info

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