Katie Shilton

Assistant professor, Information Security, University of Maryland

Katie Shilton is an associate professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research focuses on ethics and policy for the design of information technologies, systems, and collections. She teaches courses in information policy, information and technology ethics, and digital curation. 

Katie leads the Ethics & Values in Design (EViD) Lab at the UMD iSchool, and is active in the CASCI, IPAC and DCIC research centers. Her work has been supported by a Google Faculty Award and several awards from the U.S. National Science Foundation, including an NSF CAREER award.

Katie received a B.A. from Oberlin College, a Master of Library and Information Science from UCLA, and a Ph.D. in Information Studies from UCLA.