Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo

Madelyn Rose Sanfilippo is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research empirically explores governance of sociotechnical systems and practically supports decision-making in, management of, and participation in a diverse public sphere. Using mixed-methods, including computational social science approaches and institutional analysis, she addresses research questions about: participation and legitimacy; social justice issues; privacy; and differences between policies or regulations and sociotechnical practices. Her most recent book Governing Privacy in Knowledge Commons was published by Cambridge University Press in 2021.