Dr. Grodzinky's teaching focus includes Computer Ethics, Software Engineering,
Systems Analysis and Design, Networking, and Human Computer Interaction. Her research
focuses on issues related to society and technology. She has presented internationally on
topics such as autonomous agency, open source, privacy, intellectual property and the
responsibility of software developers. Dr. Grodzinsky joined the Sacred Heart University
faculty in 1985. 

Ph.D, University of Illinois, 1980; MCIS, University of New Haven, 1986; MA, University
of Illinois, 1969. 

Dr. Grodzinsky has been published widely. 

Articles

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Developing Automated Deceptions and the Impact on Trust (with Keith W. Miller and Marty J. Wolf), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2014)

As software developers design artificial agents (AAs), they often have to wrestle with complex issues,...

 

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Will "Smarter" Marketing End Social Discrimination? A Critical Review (with Andra Gumbus and Stephen J. Lilley), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2013)

Purpose - There are two claims made by the web marketing/advertising industry. 1) By collecting,...

 

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Revealing the Commercialized and Compliant Facebook User (with Stephen J. Lilley and Andra Gumbus), Sociology Faculty Publications (2012)

Purpose – Facebook users are both producers and consumers (i.e. “prosumers”), in the sense that...

 

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Privacy in "The Cloud": Applying Nissenbaum's Theory of Contextual Integrity (with Herman T. Tavani), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2011)

The present essay is organized into five main sections. We begin with a few preliminary...

 

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Ethical Implications of Internet Monitoring: A Comparative Study (with Andra Gumbus and Stephen J. Lilley), Business Faculty Publications (2010)

Organizations have become increasingly concerned about employee use of the Internet for personal reasons while...

 

Contributions to Books

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Ethical Interest in Free and Open Source Software (with Marty J. Wolf), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2008)

Free Software (FS), a concept developed by Richard Stallman in the 1980s, has served as...

 

Books

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Networking and Data Communications Laboratory Manual, Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (1999)

This laboratory manual is designed for the purpose of enhancing the understanding of concepts discussed...

 

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The Anatomy of Programming Languages (with Alice E. Fischer), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (1993)

This discussion of the components of a programming language emphasises how a language is built....

 

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The Golden Scapegoat: Portrait of the Jew in the Novels of Balzac, Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (1989)

"Unlike other novelists of the early nineteenth century, Honoré de Balzac created important literary characters...

 

Popular Press

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Grodzinsky and Scarpati Win University College Faculty Excellence Awards, Sacred Heart University News Story (2013)

First presented in 2004, the award recognizes members of the faculty who have gone “above...