Dr. Stephen Lilly's professional interests include Technology and Society,
Social Change and Social Movements, Global Capitalism, and Research Methods. 

Degrees: Ph.D. Sociology, University of Massachusetts; M.A. Sociology, University of
Massachusetts; B.A. Sociology, College of the Holy Cross. 

Teaching Responsibilities: Sociological Imagination; Human Community: The Individual and
Society; Science, Technology, and Society; Computer Ethics: Society and Technology;
Society and Economic Change; Social Movements; Methods of Social Research; Applications
of Social Research; Senior Seminar in Sociology. 

Research Interests: Social network sites and privacy, computer surveillance systems,
social debate over enhancement technologies. 

Grants: AIP Innovative Teaching Coalition Workshop; ITC Summer Institute; Hersher
Institute for Applied Ethics. 

Honors, Awards & Fellowship: President, New England Sociological Association
(2000-2001); New England Sociological Association’s Certificate of Appreciation; Chapter
Representative and Member, Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honor Society) 

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Transhumanism and Society: The Social Debate Over Human Enhancement, Sociology Faculty Publications (2013)

This book provides an introductory overview to the social debate over enhancement technologies with an...

 

Articles

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Will "Smarter" Marketing End Social Discrimination? A Critical Review (with Frances Grodzinsky and Andra Gumbus), 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 Frances Grodzinsky 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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Ethical Implications of Internet Monitoring: A Comparative Study (with Frances Grodzinsky and Andra Gumbus), Business Faculty Publications (2010)

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

 

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Reading the Tea Leaves: Did Citigroup Risk their Reputation during 2004-2005? (with Christopher York and Andra Gumbus), Business Faculty Publications (2008)

Presented at ICAA's Second International Conference Globalization – The Good Corporation June 26–28, 2007 Baruch...

 

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Catholic Students' Fatalism in Anticipation of Transhuman Technologies, Sociology Faculty Publications (2007)

Findings are presented from a qualitative study in which participants from a Catholic university in...