Katie Shilton

Katie Shilton

Katie Shilton

Associate Professor
Patuxent Building, Room 1109-F

I lead the Ethics & Values in Design (EViD) Lab at the UMD iSchool. I'm also active in the CASCIIPAC and DCIC research centers. In addition to my research pursuits, I teach courses in information policy, information and technology ethics, and digital curation.


My research focuses on ethics and policy for the design of information technologies, systems, and collections.

Current Research Interests

  • Social and ethical implications of emerging technologies
  • Information policy
  • Information ethics
  • Social values and technology design


  • B.A. from Oberlin College
  • Master of Library and Information Science from UCLA
  • Ph.D. in Information Studies from UCLA.


  • Google Faculty Award
  • NSF CAREER award
Research Projects