Frances S. Grodzinsky – Visiting Scholar

Frances S. Grodzinsky is a Professor of Computer Science and Information Technology at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut where she has been teaching for seventeen years. She has been involved in the field of Computer Ethics since 1991. In 1992, 1994 and 2000, Dr. Grodzinsky participated in Ethics Workshops sponsored by the National Science Foundation. She has given numerous workshops and presentations at SIGCSE, CEPE, ETHICOMP, APPE and ISTAS. Her areas of research include virtue ethics and the concept of moral obligation, identity and community, equity of access, and cyberstalking. She was one of the first to advocate for a reexamination of virtue ethics as an approach to teaching computer ethics.
Dr. Grodzinsky sits on the board of the Hersher Institute of Ethics at Sacred Heart University where she has been instrumental in fostering ethics across the curriculum. To this end, she and a colleague offer faculty workshops each May to a juried group of colleagues interested in implementing ethics modules in their courses. In the Computer Science/Information Dr. Grodzinsky sits on the board of the Hersher Institute of Ethics at Sacred Heart University where she has been instrumental in fostering ethics across the curriculum. To this end, she and a colleague offer faculty workshops each May to a juried group of colleagues interested in implementing ethics modules in their courses. In the Computer Science/Information Technology department, Dr. Grodzinsky has implemented a computer ethics course as a required course for all majors. See http://compsci.sacredheart.edu/grodzinsky for a list of all publications, presentations and workshops. Her commitment to equity of access was realized in 1994 when she received a grant from the National Science Foundation to create an Adaptive Technology Laboratory at Sacred Heart University.

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