Public Opinion and Policy Initiatives for Online Privacy Protection

Event Date: 

Friday, February 6, 2004 - 12:00pm

Event Location: 

  • CTL Trailer 932

Miriam Metzger

Miriam Metzger is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at UC Santa Barbara she is interested in the social uses and effects of communication technologies. Her research includes studies of the credibility of information in the new media environment, problems of online privacy and security, the impact of media on public opinion, and the theoretical and regulatory changes brought about by the development of new media technologies. Professor Metzger's current projects include studies of trust and information disclosure in the online environment, Web credibility, and the impact of traditional and newer media on public opinion.