Cornell University
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Lauren Kilgour

PhD Candidate

Areas of Interest

Network Technology; Information Technology Law and Policy; Ethics; Data; Biometrics; Surveillance; Digital Culture


Lauren studies the culture and politics of network technology. Within this wider area of research, her dissertation project focuses on the roles that biometric network technologies play in contemporary governance practices, with an emphasis on criminal justice systems. Lauren holds degrees in English (HBA) and Information (MI) from the University of Toronto. Prior to beginning doctoral study at Cornell, Lauren also worked extensively in the non-profit sector in Toronto, Canada.