HEI Speaker Series Lecture: Algorithms, Disciplinary Expertise and Inequalities

Drexel University Professor of Sociology Kelly Joyce presented her lecture "Algorithms, Disciplinary Expertise and Inequalities" as part of the Health Equity Insitute's Spring Speaker Series.

Drexel University Professor of Sociology Kelly Joyce presented her lecture "Algorithms, Disciplinary Expertise and Inequalities" as part of the Health Equity Insitute's Spring Speaker Series.

Left photo, HEI Senior Associate for Research and Evaluation David Rebanal (left) and HEI Science, Justice, and Health Equity Post-Doctoral Fellow Ugo Edu (center) discuss the lecture with Professor Kelly Joyce. Right photo, Professor Joyce speaks with HEI Associate Director Laura Mamao (center) and HEI Professor of Sociology Allen LeBlanc (right).

 

Drexel University Director, Center for Science, Technology & Society and Professor of Sociology Kelly Joyce, PhD, discussed how disciplinary expertise shapes the values that drive big data work and the implications of this process for understanding inequalities on Wednesday, March 16.

Joyce’s findings were drawn from fieldwork conducted at three sites, and her research was funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1338205).

Her presentation was part of the HEI Spring Speaker Series, a monthly event that showcases leading researchers in the field of health equity.