About Frances Grodzinsky
Frances Grodzinsky is a Professor in the School of Computing and Co-Director of the Hersher Institute of Applied Ethics at Sacred Heart University. 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.
Honors and Awards
- Finalist World Technology Award for Ethics
School of Computing
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College of Arts and Sciences
Conference Presentation (2)
Free, Source-Code-Available, or Proprietary: An Ethically Charged, Context-Sensitive Choice
Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2009)
We demonstrate that different categories of software raise different ethical concerns with respect to whether software ought to be Free ...