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Lisa Nelson

<h1>Lisa S. Nelson</h1> <p>Associate Professor<br /> 3215 Posvar<br /> 412-648-7601<br /> <a href="javascript:location.href='mailto:'+String.fromCharCode(108,115,110,101,108,115,111,110,64,112,105,116,116,46,101,100,117)+'?'">lsnelson@pitt.edu</a><br /> <a href="/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=WSGg_ksZE_4%3d&amp;tabid=194" target="_blank">Curriculum Vitae</a></p> <h2>Education</h2> <ul> <li>PhD, Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1999</li> <li>JD, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1996</li> <li>MA, Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1991</li> <li>BA, Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1989</li> </ul> <h2>Bio</h2> <p>Dr. Nelson specializes in the field of science, technology, and society. She has recently finished serving as a co-principal investigator on a National Science Foundation grant to explore the societal perceptions of biometric technology&#160; in collaboration with Bojan Cukic, PhD (WVU); Stephanie Schuckers, PhD (Clarkson);&#160; Michael Schuckers (St. Lawrence University) Anil Jain PhD, (Michigan State); and Larry Hornack PhD (WVU) .&#160; This research will be published in America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society (MIT, 2010).&#160; She has also written several articles in journals including I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society and the University of Chicago Policy Review. She currently offers courses in Law and Society; Information, Society, and the Law; International Law and Policy; and Law and Civil Security.</p> <h2>Teaching and Research Areas</h2> <p>Law and politics, criminal justice, constitutional law, jurisprudence, American judicial process, political theory, law and literature, law and philosophy, philosophy of science, biometrics.</p> <h2>Select Publications and Funded Research</h2> <ul> <li>America Identified: Biometric Technology and Society (MIT Press, 2010)</li> <li>ITR Collaborative Research Award, National Science Foundation, 2003-2008</li> <li>"Radiant Trust: Privacy, Trust and Technology" project funded by the Office of National Risk Assessment, 2006-Ongoing.</li> <li>"Normative Dimensions of Paternalism and Security," I/S: A Journal of Law and Policy for the Information Society (2006).</li> <li>"Constructing Policy: Protections, Privacy and Biometrics," Privacy and Identity: The Promise and Perils of a Technological Age. Kluwer Press, 2005.</li> <li>"Making Policy: Biometrics, Privacy and Autonomy," University of Chicago Policy Review (2004).</li> <li>"Biometrics and Privacy: Society, Perceptions, and Legal Doctrine," National Science Foundation grant funded by Information Technology Research, 2003-Present.</li> <li>Center for Identification Research (CITER) Award Recipient, 2002.</li> <li>Department of Defense Award, 2002.</li> <li>Advisory Group, Radiant Trust technology, 2002.</li> </ul> <h2>Consultancies, Public Service, and Awards/Honors</h2> <ul> <li>2009 GSPIA Teaching Award</li> <li>College of General Studies Student Choice Award, 2007</li> <li>Legal Expert, InSite Institute, Carnegie Mellon University</li> <li>Rand Corporation Consultant</li> <li>Senior Research Analysis West Virginia University Radiant Trust Center for Excellence</li> <li>GSPIA Faculty Honor Roll, 2003</li> <li>GSPIA Teaching Award, 2001</li> <li>Outstanding Service, Above and Beyond the Call of Duty, to the Students of the University of Pittsburgh, 2001</li> <li>Excellence for the Future Award, 1996</li> <li>John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Scholar, 1993-1994</li> <li>Columbia University Council for Educational Exchange Russian Research Abroad Scholarship, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1993</li> </ul> <h2>Courses</h2> <ul> <li>Liberty and Security in the Age of Information and the War on Terror</li> </ul> <h2>Other Faculty and Academic Administration Positions</h2> <ul> <li>Affiliated Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Law</li> <li>Fellow, Center for the Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh</li> </ul>
3/4/2009

Ford Institute for Human Security
3930 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260