Professor Karen Levy’s new book, “Data Driven: Truckers, Technology, and the New Workplace Surveillance,” will be published in December

Karen Levy is an associate professor in the Department of Information Science at Cornell University, associate member of the faculty at Cornell Law School, and field faculty in SociologyScience and Technology StudiesMedia Studies, and Data Science.  Levy researches how law and technology interact to regulate social life, with particular focus on social and organizational aspects of surveillance. 

The Princeton University Press overview provides eloquent descriptions about her new book; “Traveling from industry trade shows to law offices and truck-stop bars, Levy reveals how these invasive technologies are reconfiguring industry relationships and providing new tools for managerial and legal control—and how truckers are challenging and resisting them.”

Check out Phenomenal World’s interview with Karen Levy, Vox’s video on Levy’s trucking research, and The Cornell Alumni piece profiling Levy’s work on data collection and privacy.

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